Father Corpus Delgado, CM concludes his insightful article on the prayer of St. Louise with three practical suggestions … suggestions that can encourage us, as members of the Vincentian Family, to continue to develop a life of prayer. 1] In the area of prayer we should not excuse ourselves because of a lack of time [...]
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The SVDP of England and Wales celebrated Frederic’s 200th anniversary with a a review of his legacy in Britain and around the world. Key Highlights of the SVP’s work are: The St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP) is an international society with branches in 148 countries and a total of 700,000 members worldwide The SVP [...]
Concerned about privacy? Frightened by Facebook? Wait until Google Glasses become available! The London Telegraph writes… “The wearable computer that Google hopes we will all be wearing like glasses is actually a tiny camera, a microphone and a screen. Our every sight will be augmented with extra information, and everything recorded. It’s likely, of course, that regulators [...]
Fr. Gregory Gay, Superior General of the Congregation visited Poland in November 2009. Journeying through Poland he often took his little Flip camera from his pocket and recorded images he liked. In this way a unique record collection was created. Fr. Gregory shared his archive with us. Based on them there will be a short [...]
Enjoy this guest post from Brandon Vogt on the impact of a young man who joined the St Vincent dePaul Society at 17 (cf. Vincentian Encylopedia)… A couple years ago, on my 24th birthday, I decided to spend one year studying two unfamiliar saints: St. Therese of Lisieux and Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. I chose them [...]
The Daughters of Charity, Province of the West, were among the recipients of the 2013 Loaves & Fishes Award for Faith in Action sponsored by Catholic Charities CYO. The 16th Annual Dinner and Gala was held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, and recognized 650 Women Religious from 48 congregations working in the [...]
Catholic News Service looks at how “Pacem in Terris” holds up 50 years after the Cold War-inspired papal encyclical on peace was written by Blessed John XXIII. Meghan Clark, Professor Moral Theology at St. John’s University joins Cardinal Turkson and Maryann Cusimano Love of Catholic University. Related FAMVIN Posts:President of St. John’s RetiresCanonize Archbishop Romero?Ladies [...]
Chicago was once a major player in game development. Now, as players’ tastes migrate from big console games to smaller mobile titles, a host of new indie studios have surfaced in the Windy City, staffed by a mix of newcomers and industry vets from the old studios. Much of the new talent is being provided [...]
Homeless Advocate Mark Horvath says “I Dare You to Watch This Short Video on Veteran Homelessness” On any given night, nearly 633,782 people in the United States experience homelessness — over 60,000 of them veterans. This must-see video from @home is the very best video I have seen on the topic of veteran homelessness. This is an [...]
USCCB President Says ‘Now Is The Time’ To Reform Immigration System Cardinal Dolan: Suffering of migrants must end Path to citizenship should be improved and families protected Enforcement should guarantee basic human rights WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), said in a press conference April 22 [...]
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- Plastic shopping bags – sleeping mats for the homeless May 3, 2013
- The Pope and the Vincentian Superior General April 29, 2013
- Vincentian Service and Mission opportunities May 18, 2013
- Vincentian experience of no water in the US May 21, 2013
- The Seven Deadly Sins and The Great Gatsby May 17, 2013
- Vincent on the Trinity and Corpus Christi May 25, 2013
- Encyclical on Poverty May 25, 2013
- Remember Memorial Day not because… May 24, 2013
- SVDP youth receive advocacy award May 24, 2013
- Photo album of VFCAP Day 1 May 24, 2013