Tag: Daughters of Wisdom

Showing Love to the Daughters of Wisdom

A lucky winner picks up her prize.  For the second year in a row, staff at St. Mary’s Home are using Valentine’s Day to show some love to the Daughters of Wisdom, the order of nuns who ran St. Mary’s for decades. Members of the Environmental Committee,...

"Everybody Likes to Give"

Many generous people across the nation have donated money to help Haiti recover from the earthquake in January. At St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children in Norfolk, employees recently took up a collection and raised $1,705 to send to the Daughters of Wisdom to...

Helping Haiti

(Undated St. Mary’s file photo.) Among the many sad stories coming out of Haiti is the news that six sisters of the Daughters of Wisdom were caught in the rubble. Three were killed; the others are not believed to have survived. St. Mary’s Home for Disabled...

65 Years of Comfort & Caring

Sisters of the Daughters of Wisdom feed children during an evening meal. (1946 file photo)The world was at war when a downtown Norfolk building that already had served children for more than a century as a school for girls was re-dedicated on Dec. 8, 1944, for a new...