Part of the Companions for the Journey series. Louise de Marillac was a wife, mother, widow, teacher, nurse, director of the Confraternities and Ladies of Charity, and cofounder with Vincent de Paul of the Daughters of Charity. Patron of Social Workers, Louise knew personal suffering, and she also knew the suffering of God’s poor people. She was an organizer, a radical thinker who lived life intensely and whose quest was to do the will of God with a deep faith in divine providence. Soft Cover, 116 pages.