In 1863 St. Francis Xavier was the first to throw open it’s doors to welcome wounded men from both armies. Who answered the call from both armies? Sisters.
Haiti is a place where poverty abounds and where the Sisters receive the eternal gratitude of people who love them.
Daughters of Charity coordinate the Committee for the Support of Dignity of Women, which fights human trafficking through advocacy and projects/programs. From an article on globalsistersreport.org.
May 30 is the feast day of Blessed Marta Wiecka, D.C., a Polish Daughter of Charity who lived at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.