ABOUT THE FDCs

Mission Statement

“We, the Daughters of Divine Charity of Holy Family Province, make God’s love visible in the world by reaching out to those in need, especially to women, youth, and the elderly.”

The Daughters of Divine Charity invite you to their website to learn more about them and specifically their mission in the United States.  What does “FDC” written after the Sisters’ names mean? The answer to this often asked question is that it is the abbreviation of the Latin title “Filiae Divinae Caritatis,” which means Daughters of Divine Charity.

Explore our History page and discover how a very determined young woman born in Bavaria, Germany began a Congregation of Women Religious in Europe.  Find out how two Sisters from that congregation came to the United States of America.

Each of our Sisters has a story to tell.  Join us each month and learn about each of wonderful women, feature individually in under Our Sisters.

The Daughters of Divine Charity are located in six different convents throughout the United States.  Go to our Find Us page and discover where the Sisters are living out their charism.