Pope Francis has urged to serve at the “outskirts”. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth serve on the outskirts in a School for Disabled in Nepal, Katmandu. There are over 90 children who are bused daily (some are on the bus for up to 2 hrs just to get to the school). Those parents who can, [...]
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The Brothers of Charity founded by the Belgian St. Vincent specialize in caring for those with special needs. Here is a report on their recent activities world-wide. Canadians with special needs conquer Mt. Kilimanjaro Distribution of relief goods started in Pakistan Ivorian Junior Chamber International supports psychiatric centre Launch of annual sensitization and fundraising campaign [...]
SCN Nepali Student Strikes Gold in Special Olympics When a shy Mentally disabled boy first joined Navajyoti Centre for the Mentally Disabled Children (Sisters of Charity of Nazareth) at Baluwata over 12 years ago, little did he and his teachers know that he would one day shine and make the country proud. At 26 now, [...]
This infographic takes a look at the cost of being poor in America. The number of Americans living below the poverty line is shocking, and dissecting the various factors and effects this has on society can hopefully shed light on how best to attack this grave problem. “You have to be rich to afford being [...]
Ascension Health Alliance and Daughters of Charity Health System Sign Affiliation Agreement December 21, 2012 – Ascension Health Alliance, the parent organization of Ascension Health, and Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS), a regional health system with 22 sites including six hospitals along the California coast, have signed an affiliation agreement. “We are pleased to [...]
Where the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Stands Position papers are an essential part of establishing the view of the Society regarding the issues that affect those in need. The position papers of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul are rooted in our Catholic faith and define our view of the social issues [...]
Sr. Carol Keehan, DC presented ”A Vincentian Focus on Health Care in the USA” at the Annual Assembly of the Ladies of Charity. Among the major points… A review of Vincent’s concern for the poor and how made their plight visible to those in power even at the cost of being denounced, ridiculed and though [...]
Dr John Falzon, Chief Executive Officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia, explores what kind of society promotes good health, and argues that punitive policies, such as compulsory income management, are a sign of an unhealthy society. See especially his “Manifesto for the good society” below. What’s a good society [...]
The Sisters of Charity of New Jersey home page currently features a video from the Catholic Health Association with testimony from those who believe the Affordable Care Care made a difference in their lives. Related FAMVIN Posts:Justice highlights from Sisters of Charity NazarethPower of Advocacy – Sisters of Charity Foundation successesSisters of Charity [...]
From March 16th-20th, Fracarita International, founded by the “Belgian St. Vincent”, participated in an international conference on inclusive development of persons with disabilities in New Delhi,India. Bro. Jos Mathijssen, coordinator of Fracarita International, contributed with a presentation of inclusion in Belgium. Edel Nair, Regional Coordinator Fracarita India, and Bro. Jos Mathijssen, coordinator Fracarita International, participated in an international conference titled “Global [...]
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