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Truly Welcoming the Stranger

YOUTH MAKING A DIFFERENCE AT THE UNITED NATIONS Youth imbued with the Vincentian spirit have little time for empty rhetoric. Human need calls them to propel values into vibrant action. The Daughters of Charity at the UN find that admirable quality in intern Joanna Mendez, a final year student at St. John’s University.  In this week’s article, […]

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Revision of the Vincentian Liturgical Calendar

Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM sends us this communication, where he explains last revision of the Vincentian Liturgical Calendar. Download or read in various languages Box.com (PDF) Scribd.com (online) Main folder nuntia.eu/calendar-circular Folder/collection (Letter & att) nuntia.eu/calendario-junto nuntia.eu/S-calendarium English nuntia.eu/cal-junto-ENG nuntia.eu/S-calendar-ENG Español nuntia.eu/cal-junto-ESP nuntia.eu/S-calendar-ESP Français nuntia.eu/cal-junto-FRA nuntia.eu/S-calendar-FRA polski nuntia.eu/cal-junto-POL nuntia.eu/S-calendar-POL Português nuntia.eu/cal-junto-POR nuntia.eu/S-calendar-POR Italiano nuntia.eu/cal-junto-ITA nuntia.eu/S-calendar-ITA […]

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Evolving Work World Main Theme of UN’s 61st Commission on Status of Women

Greetings from the Vincentian Family Team at United Nations Headquarters in New York! We’re looking forward to the 61st Commission on the Status of Women, which runs here from March 13-24. COMMISSION’S THREE THEMES This Commission is considered by many as one of the most well attended events on the UN Calendar. Commission meetings and […]

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North American Vincentian Family Gathering: Revised Hotel Reservation Number

The 2017 North American Vincentian Family Gathering (VFG) is a multi-day conference to build community, conversation, and systemic change around the realities of migration in North America. The Gathering will include the voices of immigrants and refugees, two keynote presenters, and five workshops. Two Keynote Presenters: Dr. Victor Carmona is Assistant Professor of Moral Theology […]

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UN Looking to Turn the Tide on Ocean Health

To a certain degree, many of us relate to Laudato Si from a land perspective. We ask ourselves, “am I recycling and composting, going solar, watching my use of electricity?” and the like. But Pope Francis, within the Encyclical, also calls us to pay attention to the condition of our oceans. “The oceans not only […]

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11  They shall teach the little girls of the villages while they are there. They shall strive to train local girls to replace them at this task during their absence. They shall do all this for the love of God and without any remuneration (SWLM:729 [A.54]). These words of St. Louise de Marillac resonate […]

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Vincentian Family Event at the UN to Celebrate the 400th Anniversary of our Charism

Vincentian Family event at the UN to celebrate the 400th anniversary of our Charism Triad of Grassroots Engagement, Systemic change and Advocacy in the Eradication of poverty On February 1, 2017 during the 55th commission on social development, with the theme being “eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all,” the members of the Vincentian […]

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