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A Christmas Gift from Corpus Delgado

#famvin400: A Gift for You!

We have completed our ten-part series on the work of Father Corpus Delgado, C.M., “The Contributions of the Vincentian Charism to the Mission of the Church.” If you missed it… You can find all of the individual articles by Fr. John Freund here. You can download the entire article in PDF format here. You can […]

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Advent Message from the Superior General, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM

“The Incarnation, Here and Now”: this is the theme proposed by Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, for the time of Advent, in a letter addressed to the entire Vincentian Family, which we have reproduced below. After the text, you will find links to download his letter in several languages. Access to the document in PDF format, […]

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Are you a Candidate for the .famvin Editorial Team?

Our international digital network, .famvin, has been very lucky over the last 20 years to work with a team of excellent editors, several of whom have served from the very first day on. We are grateful to all of the volunteers who have shared or continue to share their professional expertise to maintain the high […]

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New Curia of the Congregation of the Mission

Day 12 of the General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission marked the final elections of the Assistants General and the presentation of these new members of the Congregation’s general council or “curia.” For those who may not be familiar, the curia of the Congregation of the Mission is a group of elected advisers […]

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Find a need. Ask what you can do to help. And do it. #IamVincent

Just do it. You know it as Nike’s® motto. It’s the phrase that Society of St. Vincent de Paul member Nick Volk has made his mantra, and his advice to any prospective or current volunteer. Volk has little patience for people who say they’d like to volunteer but they don’t have the time, the right […]

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Presentation of the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Vincentian charism in 2017

Dear Leaders and Members of the Vincentian Family, As was mentioned in January at our meeting of the international Vincentian Family in Rome, 2017 marks the 400th Anniversary of the birth of the Vincentian charism. The Vincentian Family Collaboration Commission, having received the approval of the Vincentian Family Executive Committee as well as an enthusiastic reception […]

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#IamVincent: Learning to Serve

Learning to serve is the motto of VinFormation! Double-click the video to watch in full screen… “Learning to Serve”, also known as “VinFormation” is… Learning to serve those living in poverty Changing our ways of thinking about how we serve In the way of St. Vincent de Paul and those who followed him VinFormation is […]

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Poverty as social sin

Poverty: An Opportunity for Encounter or Exclusion? By: Marian Lamoureux North Central Region Voice of the Poor Leader As Vincentians, have we ever thought about poverty as “social sin?” This notion of social sin is a powerful concept in Catholic social thought and justice, and a spiritually enriching way for us to view our work […]

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Vincentian Family Leaders in Rome

Vincentian Family Leaders – How many can you recognize? Hint – Start with the Superior General in the middle of the back row. How about Sr. Kathleen Appler, leader of the Daughters of Charity? Leaders of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentian Marian Youth, Association of the Miraculous Medal… well you get the […]

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