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Vincentian Leader – Laudato Si – Blueprint for the 21st Century Vincentian

Vincentians in Partnership the Vincentian Family in Great Britain hosted three sessions by Vincentian Leader, Sr. Caroljean Willie, Sister of Charity of Cincinnati. These presented an important opportunity to hear about and discuss Pope Francis’ Encyclical ‘Laudato Si.’ They also provided an opportunity to network and get updates from national agencies. Dee Mansi, VIP’s Chair […]

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A Vincentian view of plight of refugees in the UK

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 with visually impaired

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 […]

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April 4 National Fast to End Hunger

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 […]

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Stop blaming the poor for poverty - British Churches

Stop blaming the poor for poverty – British Churches

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 […]

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Vincentians in Partnership – Justice Day

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 […]

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