The National President of the St. Vincent dePaul Society USA writes… The Farm Bill Is Coming Up for a Vote in the House Oppose Drastic Cuts to Hunger Programs - Take Action! The House is expected to begin voting on the 2013 Farm Bill this week. That’s why I’m asking you to contact your Congressional representative and urge him/her [...]
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Although first published about a year ago “Selling the Girl Next Door” still makes riveting news and lends urgency to the work of many members of the Vincentian Family… CNN’s Amber Lyon Investigates Internet Child Sex Trafficking in America Selling the Girl Next Door takes viewers into the world of underage American girls caught up in [...]
The Farm Bill Is Coming Up for a Vote and major Catholic groups urge action Sheila Gilbert, President of the St. VIncent dePaul Society USA writes… Those We Serve Need Your Involvement NOW Take Action! Dear Vincentians and Supporters of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, The Senate reconvenes this week to continue consideration of the [...]
Fast Company, a business magazine, offer these thoughts about Waste Land, an Oscar nominated documentary about an art world superstar and garbage pickers in one of the largest dumps in the world, that will change the way you think about chucking trash. (Stories about Vincentian Family ministry in garbage dumps) Director Lucy Walker (below) tells Fast [...]
A Vincentian Bishop and a Daughter of Charity – Bishop David O’Connell, CM of the Diocese of Trenton welcomed “The Nuns on the Bus” for immigration in Lawrenceville, New Jersey last night! He also blessed them along with the crowd. Here, he is sharing a light moment with NETWORK’s Sister Mary Ellen Lacey, a Daughter [...]
The Ladies of Charity have partnered with NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, the Saint Vincent de Paul Society and various coalitions throughout the country to persuade governors to accept federal funding that will ensure Medicaid eligibility for the working Poor of our nation.
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 [...]
http://catholicmoraltheology.com/an-option-thats-not-optional-the-preferential-option-for-the-poor/ An Option that’s not Optional: The Preferential Option for the Poor BY: MEGHAN CLARK Over the last month, as talk has returned to budgets and sequesters, deficits and debt, I found myself extremely frustrated every time I began to blog on economic justice – haven’t I already written extensively on the Ryan budget? (and the conversation hasn’t changed). It [...]
The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth share their Weekly Justice Highlights Good News: The Arms Trade Treaty was adopted by 154 nations at the United Nations on April 2. This treaty will help monitor and control the flow of arms and ammunition across borders. Send a thank you to the U.S. delegation for their work. Promoting Peace: Urge President Obama to stop the [...]
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- Vincentian experience of no water in the US May 21, 2013
- Vincentian Family – Nuns on the Bus May 30, 2013
- Following the words of Francis June 15, 2013
- What are the Daughters of Charity doing? May 27, 2013
- Poverty as a Rubik’s Cube puzzle June 18, 2013
- Vincent de Paul – Prioritize cuts to Hunger Programs June 18, 2013
- No permission needed June 18, 2013
- Interview with Fr. Gregory Gay, CM (1) June 17, 2013
- Vincentian Solidarity Office Newsletter June 17, 2013