Happy anniversary! Nov. 29, 2013, marks 380 years since the foundation of the Daughters of Charity. Established by St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac in Paris in 1633, the Company now serves in more than 90 countries.
Incorruptable St. Catherine Laboure - was a sister of the Daughters of Charity and a Marian visionary who relayed the rqst from the Blessed Virgin Mary to create the Miraculous Medal. Her body lies in the Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, 140 Rue du Bac, Paris.
From the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise Archives Facebook page, (Image used with permission of the Daughters of Charity Provincial Archives) "A picture so cute we just had to share it - this youngster makes sure to get a 'bird's eye view' as Sister reads a story. Hope it brightens your day as much as it brightened ours!" (Photo property of the Archives.) Visit the Archives Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/#!/dcarchives