To celebrate the 396th anniversary of the founding of the Congregation of the Mission VinFormation has posted a SlideShare presentation. The Congregation of the Mission celebrates January 25th as its “Foundation Day” but in reality the Congregation was not legally set up until 7 year laters on April 17, 1625. Visit the Vincentian Online Library [...]
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SC Ministry Foundation has responded with over $100,000 in grants for Hurricane Sandy relief in the United States east-coast regions impacted by the storm as well as in Cuba, Jamaica, and Haiti. Funding has been channeled to the country’s leaders in disaster response. Catholic Charities USA and other local Catholic charities in some of the [...]
VinFormation offers three new features about the feasts of November – Miraculous Medal, St Catherine Laboure and the Founding of the Daughters of Charity. Each link below also contains links to related VinFormation resources. November 27 – Design and Meaning of the Miraculous Medal November 28 – St Catherine Laboure - Message of St. Catherine [...]
The 11/12/12 newsletter of the Sisters of Charity Foundation illustrates practical steps on the stairway to systemic change in Haiti. Fonkoze began with one loan product. Intent on reaching and empowering the poorest of Haiti’s poor, Fonkoze was confident this loan product, which was delivered through community-based centers, was reaching the most underserved and marginalized [...]
It has been said that a measure of a society is how it cares for those on the margins. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina serves as a resource for both the community and public policy makers on issues affecting the poor is one way the Foundation engages in the public policy process. As we approach [...]
Churches and charities have fallen into the bad habit of creating programs to help the poor when in reality the only people they are helping are themselves, creating a toxic charity that needs to be reexamined and fixed. In a groundbreaking book, “Toxic Charity: HowChurches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (And How to Reverse [...]
Sr. Joyce Weller, DC presented the Vincent de Paul Lecture March 6, 2012 entitled “Louise de Marillac: From Leading Lady to Protagonist” Sr. Joyce Weller, D.C. Executive Director, Daughters of Charity Foundation, which awards grants and subsidies to Daughters of Charity ministries throughout the Province of the West, specifically in California, Arizona, Utah and Alaska. [...]
In order to mark the foundation of the Society the VinFormation segment of the famvin project has posted a collection of materials for use in celebrating and understanding more about the Society. Over the course of the next year as we approach the 200th anniversary no doubt the Society will be preparing many different resources. [...]
As part of VinFormation’s new attempt to provide seasonal resources we celebrate the Foundation of the Daughters of Charity by spotlighting material related to them on the site. IN a similar spirit visit the recently announced Vincentian Advent pages. Related FAMVIN Posts:Vincentians in France focus on Digital GenerationCatherine Laboure, Miraculous Medal featureLouise de Marillac: From Leading [...]
January 25th marks the 394th anniversary of the day Vincent discovered his vocation and direction in life. The Congregation of the Mission celebrates this as its “Foundation Day” but in reality the Congregation was not legally set up until 7 year laters on April 17, 1625. Visit the Vincentian Online Library for the history and [...]
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