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‘Accompaniment’ Spiritually Underpins Sisters’ Missions in Haiti

Accompanying people means being available to hear people’s problems, offering advice when asked, and prodding when necessary. A small mission run by two sisters based in La Tremblay, outside Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince, has established a medical clinic serving dozens of families, assists a school program for about 90 elementary-age children, and created a microlending […]

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Sisters of Charity of New York Celebrate 200 Years of Service

Join the Sisters of Charity of New York in their celebration! Evening Prayer to open the celebration of the Sisters’ 200 years of service in New York will be Video Streamed from the Chapel of Mount Saint Vincent on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Click this link at 2:45 on […]

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Sister Blandina Segale on Road to Beatification

From the website of the Sisters of Charity Federation… USCCB Approves Canonical Step for Sister Blandina Segale On Tuesday, November 15, 2016 the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) was consulted on the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Sister Blandina Segale, SC, Servant of God. Archbishop John C. Wester of Santa Fe presented the biography […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Television Appearance

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, National President Sheila Gilbert and National CEO Dave Barringer will be featured in an all new episode of the Eternal Word Television Network series, “The Church Universal.” This brand-new St. Vincent de Paul episode will air on the following dates: Sunday, April 3              5 p.m. Eastern     2 p.m. Pacific Tuesday, April 5  […]

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Vincentian Formation Program for Spiritual Directors

Do you feel called to serve as a spiritual director? Developed by Dr. Vie Thorgren, SCNA/SCLA, and sponsored by the Center for Spirituality at Work in Denver, the Vincentian Formation Program for Beginning and Experienced Spiritual Directors is now accepting applications through April 29, 2016. Our formation program deepens individuals’ abilities to serve as spiritual […]

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Dr. Michael Thio speaking to Caritas in Rome

Dr. Michael Thio, President General of the International SSDP, spoke to Caritas in Rome in February. The topic of Dr. Thio’s address was the encyclical, Deus Caritas Est, God is Love, and what the challenges are for Catholic charity organizations. The 54-minute presentation can be viewed by clicking below:

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Servant Leadership; “To serve and not to be served” Mt. 20-28

NON SEQUITUR @2013 Wiley Ink, Inc. Dist. By UNIVERSAL UCLICK. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. You shouldn’t need a slap upside the head to realize that you are called to be a Servant Leader. Sr. Alicia Martin, D.C. led the January Reflection Weekend for the present members of VSC West.  (Vincentian Service Corps West).  She […]

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Vincentians of Wherever: Alexis Fuentes

You find Vincentians in cities, towns, schools, cafes… wherever. In a recent interview in a cafe in northern New Jersey, Alexis Fuentes, a former Missionary Cenacle Volunteer, spoke with me about her connection to the Vincentian Family and a bit of her life now. She’s a mother of four, thirty-something, and just now considering a […]

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The Marthas welcome Syrian refugee family

The Marthas collaborate with TRI-Heart to welcome Syrian refugee family Posted by SC Federation on December 17, 2015 The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish in Nova Scotia, Canada are responding to Pope Francis’ call to care for refugees in a very real and tangible way. The Marthas are collaborating with the TRI-Heart Society to […]

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