As we approach Memorial Day a Pennsylvania newspaper salutes the Daughters of Charity who served as nurses during the Civil War. “When the Daughters of Charity awakened June 27, 1863, the pastoral grounds of their Emmitsburg, Md,. property had become a Union Army encampment for thousands of Union Army officers and men destined to [...]
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…but a center of LEARNING FOR LIVING St. Justin de Jacobis in Kenya is a Learning Resource Center. They say it is not a school but lives by the motto “Learning for Living Sister Jocelyne Joly, D.C. writes in the Nairobi Kenya Journal June 2012 First let me share with you our new project name. The project [...]
DC AND CM COLLABORATION IN ETHIOPIA On Sunday, May 12, 2013 the Daughters of Charity and members of the Congregation of the Mission for a workshop in St. Mary’s Provincial House, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Twenty-nine Sisters (representing all the DC services) and six Vincentian Priests participated. The main purpose of the workshop was to produce [...]
The team of the International Website had their annual meeting from May 7 through 10 at the Motherhouse in Paris. The members of the team come from 6 different countries representing the 6 languages of the site. The members are: Sr. Katarzyna Pospieszynska, Province of Chelmno, Poland Sr. Alicia Munoz, Province of Madrid St. Louise, [...]
In a recent fascinating “Holy Hangout - Family Edition” parents and siblings of Daughters of Charity open up about their reactions to the impact of vocational calls. Join them in a living room or kitchen table chat… that’s what it feels like. How does a vocation shift a sense of primary belonging? Share your own [...]
The international Daughters of Charity invite all to join with Vincent and Louise to prepare for the “Feast of the descent of the Holy Spirit” on Pentecost through a video and a powerpoint. (One can find the presentations of the previous months in the ARCHIVES.) PS Some problems with their video library have been resolved. All videos [...]
In this article, titled “Daughters of Charity at Risk !”, Tim Williams CM reflects on the vocation of the Daughters of Charity and the expressed desire of Pope Francis that the Church should go to the poor and marginalized. It is written against a background of St Louise de Marillac’s view of the Church, and [...]
Come hand out with and ask questions of parents and siblings of Daughters of Charity at the next Holy (Google) Hangout Wednesday May 15th at 9pm EST/8pm Central! Send your questions for the parents and siblings of our sisters, and join us that night at www.youtube.com—daughtersofcharityus ! Interact with us by: “Like” us on [...]
In the process of supporting the work of the Daughters of Charity in Tanzania they also learn entrepreneurial skills. Intermountain Catholic writes… Once again Saint Vincent de Paul School’s 2nd-grade teacher, Rhea Hristou, was blessed as a recipient of a grant from the McCarthey Dressman Foundation. The grant allowed Hristou to create an iPad learning station [...]
In this guest post Sr. Denise LaRock, DC offers more insights into the role of the Daughters of Charity and the Pope’s new home. Pope Francis has chosen to live with the Daughters of Charity at St. Martha House on the Vatican property. The virtues which the Daughters of Charity strive to live by are [...]
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- The Pope and the Vincentian Superior General April 29, 2013
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