Welcome to the website of the Daughters of Wisdom of the United States Province. We hope that you enjoy reading these pages and that you get a sense of who we are.
We are called in community to seek and to contemplate Divine Wisdom, present in a world that hungers for meaning, justice and compassion. We seek to bring the message of Jesus, Incarnate Wisdom, to people experiencing injustice, violence, poverty and oppression, especially women and children.
SOME OF OUR MINISTRIES
“We hope to promote a grand circle of Wisdom spirituality,” said Sister Evelyn Eckhardt. “The new fireinourhearts.org website was conceived to actively reach out to Catholics and persons of all spiritual traditions...”
Nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires, Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center invites you to an experience of peace and tranquility.
Salvadoran Enterprises for Women builds and manages the financial resources, community networks, solidarity efforts, and the U.S. and Salvadoran markets that facilitate new—and help expand existing—employment and development opportunities for women in El Salvador.
Sr. Eileen Berton, D.W., 8/30/23- 3/20/15
We are saddened to report the passing of Sr. Eileen Berton, D.W., (Sr. Anselme de Marie) who was called to eternal life on March 20, 2015 at the age of 91. She is predeceased by her parents Louis and Madelaine Berton and will be greatly missed by her sisters, The Daughters of Wisdom. Read more.
Reflection in Memory of Sr. Eileen Berton, D.W.
Called to Faithful Relationship
Reflections by Sr. Mary Stuart, DW
What is fidelity to Christ's call if not a conscious commitment to a journey of relationship with the Beloved which by its very nature impels us to be faithful to the development and well-being of our sisters, brothers, and all Creation.
LENTEN SEASON WISDOM SPIRITUALITY
Those who know the secret [of the Cross]
crave neither wealth nor power.
They, like Jesus, own nothing.
They, like Him, die in the shadow of evil
that they might in this way reveal the light of life.
This quote is from CHAP 14: 175 The Triumph of Eternal Wisdom through the Cross taken from Rabbi Rami Shapiro’s The Love of Eternal Wisdom: A Revisioning of Saint Louis de Montfort's Contemplation on Divine Wisdom. Copyright 2011, Wisdom House/Daughters of Wisdom, Litchfield, CT.
By Sr. Barbara O'Dea, DW
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