Anniversary of the founding of Daughters of Charity

November 29th marks the anniversary of the founding of the Daughters of Charity in 1633.

St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac founded the Company of the Daughters of Charity in Paris in 1633. They began in a simple house in Paris when St. Vincent de Paul placed the twelve Daughters of Charity under the guidance of St. Louise de Marillac to live together their ideal of serving God as servants of the poor.  Engaged in multiple forms of services to the poor, social welfare in schools and in parish activities, the Daughters of Charity are wherever the poor are found.