Vincentian Family

DePaul President on immigration

Dennis H. Holtschneider, President of DePaul University authored an editorial  If dreams could come true in the Chicago Tribune. “DePaul and other U.S. universities educate such students every year and then, unfortunately, our immigration policies send them back overseas, only to compete against U.S. companies.” He wrote… When Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman stood with Mayor Rahm Emanuel […]

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He is in the Darkness – Christ is Risen!

(Apologies for the late posting of Lynn’s weekly post. Ed.) Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday, April 22, 2014 He is in the Darkness – Christ is Risen! – The Ultimate Gift – Bring it to the Cross. Dear Vincentian Family:  Easter blessings to you and all you encounter.  We are still in […]

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Joy Ever New – Joy Ever Shared

A Joy Ever New – A Joy Which Is Shared. Sr. Ellen LaCapria, DC continues her weekly visual prayer reflection.As we continue to bask in the glow of the Easter Resurrection our response to the risen Christ is a resounding Alleluia! Pope Frances shares that he never tires of repeating those words of Benedict XVI which […]

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New SVDP International VP for Youth

From an interview on the international site of the SVDP… According to you, what are the main objectives of the Youth Commission? A – Attract more young men to see Jesus in our Vincentian Apostolate; R – To help our young members Rediscover their faith, rediscover Jesus, rediscover the Vincentian Spirituality in our works of […]

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Vincent Eucharist

No need to be a seer, a speaker or a writer to get respect

Second Sunday of Easter (A), April 27, 2014 – Acts 2, 42-47; 1 Pt 1, 3-9; Jn 20, 19-31 The Lord added to their number those who were being saved (Acts 2, 47) The Lord is our light and our salvation. Those who receive light and salvation also receive the mission to bring them to […]

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Vinnies – Charities can’t fill gaps for government

Charities warn they can’t fill in the gaps if Australian government cuts welfare according to the Sydney Morning Herald Dr John Falzon, chief executive officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society, said charity goups should not be expected to fill in the gaps left by the federal government. “It is just not good enough to […]

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Mary Rose McPhee, DC giant in health and spirituality

Sister Mary Rose McPhee, a towering presence in Austin’s health care and spirituality circles, died Monday in Evansville, Ind., surrounded by the sisters she had gone to live with when she left Central Texas in late 2004. McPhee was 95 and had been in failing health. She developed dementia in recent years, but an official […]

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A creative relay – Vincentian Love crosses Canada

The Journey Home – A story of Vincentian Love across Canada Let us put our Faith into Acton (National Theme SSVP Canada for 2013-2014)     (Lynn L’Heureux Calgary) “I would like to embrace the whole world in a network of Charity” (Blessed Frederic Ozanam) In February this year, St. Michael’s Conference in Calgary had […]

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