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Charism & Spirit

Three Strands of our life

Abbey Wood Chapel

Given to God

Life as a Daughter of Charity is animated, first of all by the love of God and nourished by personal and communal prayer. We are ordinary women who commit to live:

Charism & Spirit

In Community

Community life is one of our basic supports. Mostly living in small communities, it is where we can experience together love, joy, growth, refreshment and peace. It is faith-filled, challenging and calls us to live creatively the values of the kingdom in today’s world.

The Space Glasgow

For the Service of persons living in poverty 

We commit ourselves to live faithfully in the spirit of our founders, St Vincent de Paul and St Louise de Marillac by:

  • fully embracing the values of the Gospel
  • reviewing our services according to the changing needs of people living in poverty
  • responding to new needs as they arise.

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him.  

[Colossians 1:15-16]