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Archive | May, 2003

News from VIncentian Youth (JMV) around the World

A series of reports of activities of the JMV (Vincentian Marian Youth) around the world.The National Council’s visit to the Czech Republic confirmed the need to work more to activate the Association there, with the help of the Sisters. They hope to encourage adult members to help out in the task of coordinating the centres. […]

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Website of the Karachi SSVDP (English)

The SDVP (Society of St. Vincent DePaul) reached the shores of Karachi in 1869 and St. Patrick’s was the first to set up a conference which was then attached to the Council of Bombay. In 1947 there were just 4 conferences this expanded to 14 in 1960. With the introduction of twinning scheme the society […]

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CM Celebrates 125 Years in Istanbul

this school-year St.George in Istanbul is celebrating 120 years of Vincentian service in Turkey. St.George`s church and house were bought by a German confrere, expelled by Prussia in the time of the “Kulturkampf” and working with the French confreres of St.Benoit in November 1882. The Austrian Vincentians took over in 1891 and have remained here […]

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Vincentian University to Host Social Action Summer Institute

The National Pastoral LIfe Center will hold it 2003 Social Action Summer Institute at St. John’s University July 20-25.Highlights of the 17th Annual Rountable include: Track I (for new participants): “Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching: Roots in Scripture and Tradition” with Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, President of Catholic Charities, USA; Counselor, Catholic Relief Services and […]

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DC's Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in Ethiopia

In Addis Ababa the Daughters of Charity are trying to break the cycle of poverty through their work at the ATSE School. For more details visit http://www.vincentians.ie/ethiopia.htm Visit the website of the schools at http://www.bruton.biz/atsi to find out more about this amazing school helping the poorest of the poor who are not able to attend […]

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Vincentian Family Gathering Around the World

Reports in NUNTIA … – “Fruits of the 2002 Vincentian Month” – ” Vincentian Family in Brazil -4-6 April”Fruits of the 2002 Vincentian Month. After the experience of the 2002 Vincentian Month for the Advisors of the Vincentian Family, a significant number of those who participated in this meeting shared the way in which they […]

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Father Robert Maloney ''The Sign of the Cross''

The story in the May 19, 2003 issue of America begins as follows: ” My niece’s friend asked: “Does the Sign of the Cross always have to be made with the right hand?” Another friend reacted immediately: “Of course it must.” A third retorted, “But isnít that awkward for a left-handed person?”An account of this […]

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