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Daughters of Charity Holy Hangouts – March 19

What is Vincentian Charism? What does it mean? Where does it come from? How can you live it? We’ll be answering these questions and more during our next #HolyHangoutDC! We’re celebrating 400 years of the Vincentian Charism and want you to join! Tune in and ask your questions using #HolyHangoutDC on Twitter, or post on our […]

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Sr. Agnes Walsh, DC, Honored for Sheltering Jews from the Nazis

A religious Sister who sheltered Jews from the Nazis has been honored with a plaque in her home town of Hull. Sister Agnes Walsh, who died in 1993, helped to save a Jewish family from deportation while at a convent in southern France during the war. She was recognized as a “Righteous Among the Nations” […]

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February 3: Beatification of Giuseppina Nicoli, D.C.

Sr. Guiseppina Nicoli, D.C. was beatified on this day, February 3, 2008. She is known for her work with poor and uneducated children. Take a few minutes to see the beautiful story of her life unfold, in this SlideShare presentation: If you understand Italian, I recommend this YouTube biography covering her life and works. I […]

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Say “NO” to Female Genital Mutilation

Ending Gender Discrimination and Violation of Rights In 2008, the Daughters of Charity, in partnership with concerned local individuals, began the delicate mission of education and protection against the traditional practice of female genital mutilation. The TFGM Camp in Tanzania protects young girls from the physically and mentally cruel act and offers an alternative “Christian […]

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Sr. Justine Bisqueyburu, D.C. and the Green Scapular

On January 28, 1840, the Blessed Virgin appeared to Sr. Justine Bisqueyburu, of the Daughters of Charity in Paris. This began a series of visits which culminated in a special gift of Mary: The Green Scapular. This is described in the presentation below. It is also fascinating to learn more about Sr. Justine’s life. She […]

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Seton Harvest: Providing Locally Grown Food to Shareholders and the Hungry

Have you seen the Seton Harvest video?  It is an organic, sponsored farm in Evansville, IN. Food grown and harvested is shared with local shareholders and the poor in the surrounding community. Watch this 6-minute video below. Seton Harvest from StoryPoint Films on Vimeo.   From their website: Seton Harvest is a community-supported agriculture initiative sponsored by […]

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Vincentian Values in Govanhill: The Women Helping Glasgow’s Roma

A Daughters of Charity run project in one of Scotland’s most deprived areas is helping Glasgow’s Roma community build better lives and integrate fully into society. In a freshly-painted hall in Glasgow’s Govanhill neighborhood, Dorina Damian, one of the thousands of Roma people who have flocked to this vibrant but impoverished corner of Glasgow, is explaining […]

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