Dee Mansi. Chair, Vincentians in Partnership & AIC UK President offers the following Vincentian view of plight of refugees in the UK. After an initial few paragraphs contextualizing the current situation against the times of Vincent, Dee offers a moving interim description of events as they occur. Could St Vincent have imagined as he gazed […]
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Daughters of Charity and Vincentian Volunteer program work with visually impaired children in Great Britain. Dee Mansi, President of the AIC in Britain submitted this material. St Vincent’s School for visually impaired (VI) children was established in West Derby, Liverpool in 1901 by the Daughters of Charity. The school, along with Christopher Grange a residential care […]
The collaboration among Vincentian Family members in Great Britain is going strong, and you can connect and learn.
Vincentian Collaboration in Great Britain (Video)
The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and subsequent rioting is creating national headlines. Of course the phenomenon of rioting is occurring all over the world. And it is not a new phenomenon. What might be a Vincentian view of rioting and protests?
There will be a National day of fasting against hunger in Great Britain on Friday 4 April. Perhaps this is something other countries could emulate. Half a million people are going without adequate food in Britain. The End Hunger Fast initiative, which is being backed by Ekklesia and others, is inviting people across the country […]
New proposals in Great Britan seek to measure ‘faults’ of poor, rather than poverty The Methodist Church, Baptist Union of Great Britain and United Reformed Church are accusing the Government of continuing a trend of blaming the poor as new proposals to redefine poverty are announced. “These proposals risk further stigmatising the poor in the […]
The Vincentians In Partnership Newsletter reports that on July 16 friends of the Vincentian Family celebrated Justice Day by reflecting on the following themes: To present the theological argument as to why Vincentians should be political To explore the idea of systemic change & its implications for our service To increase the group’s knowledge of […]
The Vincentian Millium Partnership (VMP) collectedÂ 11,125 signatures asking the British Government for the compassionate and just treatment ofÂ asylum seekers in the UK. The Rt Hon John Battle presented our petition on 29th April in the House of Commons. (more…)