The Essl Social Prize is awarded to elected persons, which have already achieved outstanding social improvements, and is connected to the implementation of social innovation. In this context, every year efficient, path-breaking projects – which are in need to be supported – are promoted with a donation of one million Euro and implemented as a [...]
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A leap of Faith II – A ride for Depaul Internationa and Depaul USA – The dream of Loralee West (and all you other would be trekkers!) This trip all started innocently over cocktails and dinner two years ago. I was intrigued by the trip that Father Vitaliy had made from Ukraine to Poland by [...]
“As you know, each year we propose a theme for reflection and study as a Family, related to the celebrations of our Holy Founder. … This year, in line with the mystique of our Family, I invite you to broaden our Vincentian Collaboration. To this end, I propose as a theme: Collaboration and Evangelization, and as a slogan: “Let [...]
UNION AND COLLABORATION IN SAINT VINCENT: INSIGHTS FOR TODAY by: Fr. Eli Chaves dos Santos, CM (Rome) March, 2012 “During the 2011 International Assembly of the AIC, I heard an idea in a discussion that has helped me very much. I also believe that this idea can help all of us understand the experience of collaboration that was [...]
The people at DigitalEvangelismDay write of new Bible resource that is unique in its scope, offering totally free photographs and drawings to illustrate Bible stories. “I personally cringe at some graphic depictions of scriptural scenes, which can be old-fashioned, religious and even creepy. Those from FreeBibleimages are not!” See the following samples at http://www.freebibleimages.org/photos/ They continue [...]
The VinFormation segment of the famvin project offer this partial list of Vincentian resources for Systemic Change Systemic Change Projects (North America) Vincentian Family History With Systemic Change Method of Transforming Projects Into Systemic Change Systemic Change Approach MDGs, Catholic Social Teaching & Strategies Collaboration Among Branches of the Vincentian Family Zafen – Microfinance for Haiti [...]
Sheila Gilbert, National President, writes, “Today I received a copy of the Society’s new “VincentianGuide to Diversity/Multicultural Issues.” The Guide will be officially released at the Mid-Year Meeting. Every day we work closely with peoples of other cultures, races, religions and ages. These relationships have the potential to enrich us,give us new perspectives on the world, [...]
Welcome to All Things Vincentian, a research portal bringing together digital Vincentian source material, journal articles, image collections, archives, exhibits and online conversation. FOUNDERS & FIGURES - View collected works by and about the leading figures of Vincentian heritage. St. Vincent de Paul St. Louise de Marillac St. Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton VINCENTIAN ORGANIZATIONS Histories and documents of [...]
In “Pioneer and Prophet: Frédéric Ozanam’s Influence on Modern Catholic Social Theory” Dr. Thomas O’Brien writes “…this article is going to focus on two facets of Ozanam’s thought that will either directly influence, or indirectly prefigure seismic shifts in the way the Catholic Church thinks about itself and the social, political, and economic worlds it inhabits…. The [...]
VinFormation offers a Resources for Ascension through Pentecost In 1623, Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle LeGras) was in a state of inner turmoil. She deeply desired to serve God and her neighbor more fully, but could not see clearly where God was leading her. As she prayed during Mass on Pentecost, she received a great grace [...]
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- Plastic shopping bags – sleeping mats for the homeless May 3, 2013
- The Pope and the Vincentian Superior General April 29, 2013
- Vincentian Service and Mission opportunities May 18, 2013
- Mother and Superior General May 15, 2013
- Daughters of Charity Pentecost video May 14, 2013
- Vincentian experience of no water in the US May 21, 2013
- Something new is happening … in Paris May 21, 2013
- Please pray! May 20, 2013
- What we have seen and heard we proclaim now to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us (1 Jn 1, 3) May 20, 2013
- Kickoff of Vincentian Family Collaborative Action Program May 20, 2013