Missionary Daughters of the Most Pure Virgin Mary
The Missionary Daughters of the Most Pure Virgin Mary are a consecrated family of Sisters united by the grace and love of God. The Missionary Daughters of the Most Pure Virgin Mary were founded in Mexico by Venerable Sister Julia Navarrete (+1881-1974) in 1903. The ideal of the Missionary Daughters is to be images of the Incarnate Word, and in imitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to offer their lives to the Father in a spirit of loving service and obedience. The Missionary Daughters aim to love Christ through an intense devotion to Him in His Sacred Heart.
The apostolic work of the Missionary Daughters of the Most Pure Virgin Mary is focused on the development and maturation of the total person specifically through the education of youth. The specific charism of the Missionary Daughters influences especially emphasizing: an awareness of God’s presence; Gospel values; the example of Our Lord Jesus Christ; the spiritual life; devotion to the Holy Spirit, to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and to the Blessed Virgin Mary; faithfulness to the Church; self-discipline and self-determination; and, empathy and service to others.