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Being a Vincentian is not necessarily easy

  A Canadian Vincentian observes “Being a Vincentian is not necessarily easy” and offers his reflections. William (Bill) Graham (Peel-North Toronto) Ontario Regional Council,Society of St. Vincent de Paul. THE  JOURNEY Vincentians are called to journey together towards holiness,  because true holiness is perfect union with Christ and the perfection of love. Vincentians seek His glory, not […]

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Labor Day and Laudato Si

The US Bishops are drawing the connection between Labor Day and Laudato Si. Families have been receiving a lot of attention recently. In his encyclical, Laudato Si’, Pope Francis teaches that of all the groups that play a role in the welfare of society and help ensure respect for human dignity, “outstanding among [them] is […]

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Enemies within

Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), September 6, 2015 – Is 35, 4-7a; Jas 2, 1-5; Mk 7, 31-37 Have you not become judges with evil designs? (Jas 2, 4) Jesus makes the deaf hear and the mute speak, so that they may, with exultation, listen to and proclaim the Good News. The healing […]

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Vincentian Care for Creation

Will you pray for creation?

Pope Francis has asked all to prayer for creation on September 1. Pope Francis wishes to remind us that: “Christians are called to an ecological conversion whereby the effects of their encounter with Jesus Christ become evident in their relationship with the world around them.” Thus, “living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork […]

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Serve: The Family in the Philippines

When the Vincentian Ministry began in the Philippines in 1862, only the Congregation of the Mission (CM) and the Daughters of Charity (DC) were part of St. Vincent de Paul’s “double family” in the country. The Ladies of Charity (LC), Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP), Children of Mary (CoM), and Young Ladies Association […]

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Connect and Learn: Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth were founded in 1812. Mother Catherine Spalding, along with Bishop John Baptist David, are honored together and remembered as co-founders of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.[1] In 1812, in the newly formed diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky, Bishop Benedict Flaget was overwhelmed by the responsibility of providing religious education […]

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