Lord have mercy! Victims, families, first responders – everyone impacted by the tornados - need our prayers! Please check the St. Vincent dePaul national website who no doubt will be involved in disaster relief. Related FAMVIN Posts:Sisters of Charity Nazareth aid tornado victims
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For an update on the conditions of the Vincentian Family in the midst of the horrendous floods in the Philippines and how you can help read the following release… “Adamson University through its Integrated Community Extension Services (ICES), with the help of volunteer alumni, students and personnel from Adamson University, Sta. Isabel College, Technological University [...]
Oil Companies That Caused Climate Change Now Fear Its Financial Impacts We all know oil companies make an amazing amount of money ($33.5 billion in 2012 first quarter profits by the Big Five alone) selling gasoline and other petroleum products to the world. The U.S. government gives billions of our tax dollars back to these companiesevery [...]
Lest anyone have any doubt of the new measure for spreading news…. A 5.9 earthquake originated in Mineral, Virginia Tuesday afternoon according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Tweets began pouring in from D.C. nearly thirty seconds before we felt the quake at our headquarters in New York City or, for that matter, before any reports about [...]
Send cash not goods reiterate Charity Groups according to Australian CM website. NEW SOUTH WALES: Country newspapers in NSW are reiterating the message that for flood victims cash is a more useful way to provide immediate help than goods. The money will also be spent locally and thus help local businesses in their recovery. See [...]
The situation in Pakistan is huge and complex and it is beyond the resources of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Pakistan to provide emergency relief services. We have been in contact with them. The Daughters of Charity and the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentian Fathers) are not involved either, as they have no presence in Pakistan otherwise we would team up with them.
CrisisCommons is a global network of volunteers who help people in times and places of crisis. If you can use the Internet, a word processor, a cell phone or any other kind of technology, you can help. Right now virtually online or during one of our many CrisisCamps around the world! For examples watch a [...]
According to the NCR “Catholic groups have made up the thrust of the first responders. In response to the growing catastrophe, Catholic Charities of New Orleans opened five emergency centers in May at local churches to distribute financial aid and offer counseling to fishing families in the urban area and in communities closer to the [...]
Strong storms have done severe damage to the Sisters of Charity (Nazareth) ministry of Rajgir, India. More than ninety children call Rajgir home. The Congregation is grateful there were no injuries but the children were shaken up. Sisters from other areas of India are travelling to Rajgir to help with recovery efforts. Related FAMVIN Posts:Student [...]
Three prominent religious died in the crash that killed the President of Poland and much of the top ranks of Poland’s military and political leadership. Archbishop Miron Chodakowski, Orthodox Ordinary of the Polish Army, Tadeusz P?oski, bishop of the Military Ordinariate of the Polish Army and Ryszard Rumianek, Rector of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszy?ski University [...]
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