Collaborating now with the mission of the Daughters of Charity in Beni, Bolivia are four Vincentian priest-missionaries. Sr. Geralda McCluskey, D.C., originally from the USA and now stationed in the mission, coordinates the missionaries as they serve the “priest-less” zones of the Daughter of Charity mission in the wilds of Trinidad and Eparu in the […]
You have to spend a lot of effort to recover a stolen bull. If you don’t, the children don’t have meat to eat.
Fundraising for the mission is a constant preoccupation of missionaries and Vincentian Family leaders. The Congregation of the Mission has its own initiatives, including the Vincentian Solidarity Office, as do many of the Vincentian Family branches. Missions like the Vincentian Bolivian Altiplano Mission have extensive fundraising efforts in place. Recently, to help restore the church […]
In a recent blog article, Aidan Rooney, Superior of the Vincentian Bolivian Altiplano writes of the impact donors are having in this poor, rural sector of Bolivia, as they launch a new center for formation, worship and human assistance. “We opened and outfitted the center with your donations, as well as support form people like […]
To celebrate the anniversary of the Founding of the Congregation of the Mission on January 25, a special presentation: the De Paul Centre in Nairobi.
Listen in and watch the Holy Hangout YouTube recording with Daughters of Charity as they reflect on their experiences as missionaries.
Remembering the CM Missionary who embraced China When Belgian LazaristFather Vincent Lebbe CM arrived in China in 1901 he had a marked effect on Christianity in the country and in the northeast city of Tianjin in particular. He was vicar general of the Tianjin diocese which celebrates its centenary this year. Last week it hosted a commemorative symposium […]
So, here I am, on the Bolivian Altiplano, serving in a Vincentian International mission. I’m on Facebook and I write a blog. We don’t have cable. We don’t have 4G or 3G connections. We have very slow 2G, like most of the rural developing world. In countries like Bolivia, high speed internet is only in […]
Fr. Gregory Gay, C.M., Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity, is just finishing a week-long visit to the Vincentian Family in Bolivia. He spent time with Vincentian family members from rural Mocomoco and Italaque to Cochabamba. While with the confreres in El Alto, he recorded and interview with […]
vlm-usa.org:Vincentian Lay Missionaries-USA (VLM) is a collaborative effort of the Daughters of Charity USA, lay women and men throughout the United States, and members of the Vincentian Family in Ethiopia and Kenya, to involve young adults in the mission of serving the poor. The VLM program offers an opportunity for young adults, ages 21-35, to […]