“Wez, became famous during the second half of the seventeenth century when a Community of Religious of St. Charles established themselves in order to give free education to the young girls of the commune and to look after female mental patients…The humble parish of Wez which counted about three hundred souls had the glory among all the neighbouring communes to open the first school.” (Records: Historique de Wez)
He has left nothing behind except the EPITAPH on his tomb which speaks volume about this holy man who spent his entire life in pure love for God lived in noble service to humanity. He left for eternity on June1st, 1699and we commemorate it as our Founder’s Day. As a mark of great humility he asked to be buried at the portal of his church to be trodden by all the people.
The Congregation grew slowly but surely, the following events mark the development of the Congregation: