“… In this time of “Political Correctness”, we do not have to ask permission to smile.” writes Lynn L’Heureux in her June18, 2013 reflections. She also reflects on – Truly Live Your Faith – Lend Me Your Ear – Be a Burning Flame – No Permission Needed Dear Vincentian Family: As we look around there are so [...]
About John Freund, CMJohn Freund is a Vincentian priest with a passion for promoting collaboration among the many people inspired by Saints Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac and who welcome your engagement.Share your ideas and experiences!
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On occasion of his visit to Paris in May 2013 Famvin.org met Fr. Gregory Gay CM, Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission for a wide-ranging conversation with Thomas Zielinski of famvin. Part two to follow. In part one Fr. Greg speaks of the new initiative in formation of Vincentian leaders focused on developing [...]
The June issue of the Bulletin of the Vincentian Solidarity Office is now on line. It features some of the projects around the world funded by the Vincentian Patrimony Project. VSO Bulletin June 2013-English Click for more information on the Vincentian Patrimony Project Related FAMVIN Posts:Support Vincentian youth, lay missionersHaiti Project needs 4-wheel drive
The Summer Novena of Faith, sermons and prayers, from the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Germantown is available in YouTube format. If you prefer to use a mobile device click here The same site posts LIVE the 9 a.m. & 12:05 p.m. Novena & Mass Except on Holidays! Related FAMVIN Posts:Marian [...]
The NCR collected the following appraisals of Roger Playwin who is stepping down after ten years. CEO praised for guidance in troubled times Jim Dumont, a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s National Council, hired Roger Playwin in 1998 as the executive director for the society’s Detroit office before Playwin became CEO of [...]
The Vincentian Family is very creative in finding ways to confront the issues of homeless. We have had CEO Sleepouts in Australia where even top level CEO’s commit to sleep out in order to experience and raise consciousenss, not only others but also their own. Now Depaul USa is providing “the rest of us” with [...]
If you have ever wondered where in the world the Society of St. Vincent dePaul is present visit an impressive interactive map locating all the national Councils in the world. It will bring to life Frederick Ozanam’s dream of encircling the world in a band of charity. Related FAMVIN Posts:Where in the [...]
According to the official website of World Youth Day Rio – Churches, halls, gymnasiums and auditoriums have been reserved for catechesis during WYD Rio2013. The 273 events are divided in ten different regions in Rio de Janeiro and neighboring dioceses, called subsites, such as Niterói, Nova Iguaçu and Duque de Caxias. According to Father Leandro [...]
On 4 July, we celebrate the feast day of one of the official patrons for World Youth Day 2013 in Rio. A pipe smoking mountaineer, Blessed Giorgio was an active member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. In the following video, noted media person Fr. Barron tells of his first encounter with the life Pier [...]
FamVin visitors have asked about ways of keeping up with the words of Pope Francis. The Vatican News Service provides a handy collection of highlights of the daily meditations of Pope Francis during his morning Mass in the Santa Marta Chapel from the reports by L’Osservatore Romano and Vatican Radio. The following covers the week of June [...]
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