The picture says it all. Reaching out to the patients in the hills of Nepa I am back to my work and would like to share these pictures. As usual the rain has carried away the roads to our clinics and we have to walk carrying our medicines to the villagers. Keep us in your [...]
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Sr. Denise LaRock offers a gallery of photos from and a reflection on Vincent’s missionary spirit as carried out today in the Cook Islands. Complete with references to the movies “Whale Rider” and “Invictus” the post offers not only a geographical orientation to the mission in the Cook Islands thoughts on a vocation within a [...]
The Ethiopia Connection “I met the man of my dreams while doing the things I love. Now we get to do them together” So writes Christine Jones in her Servants Song blog from Ethiopia. The blog is a reflection on service, the charism of St. Vincent de Paul, and the people of Kitale, Kenya. The Vincentian [...]
An English translation of the new Statutes of Vincentian Secular Missionaries have been published on the Spanish language site Somos Vicentianos. Related FAMVIN Posts:Who are they – MISEVI: Lay Vincentian MissionariesVincentian Lay MissionariesBe the “saint” in St. John’s University Be the "saint" in St. John's UniversityVincentian Lay Missionaries (MISEVI) international statutes
The Superior General gave an updated report on Father Jean-Pierre Mangulu, CM from the Province of Congo who has been sent to Haiti to assist the Vincentian Family in creating projects for our Zafen website. The process of development in Haiti is slow, yet, our efforts as a Vincentian Family both internationally and locally are moving ahead. [...]
Fr. Rolando Santos, C.M. provincial superior of the Lazarist Fathers, Philippines, has been named Bishop of Alotau-Sideia (area 20,000, population 245,000, Catholics 41,137, priests 23, religious 43), Papua New Guinea. The bishop-elect was born in Rizal, Philippines, in 1949 and ordained a priest in 1974 after studies at Mary Immaculate Seminary, Northampton, PA. The following is courtesy of [...]
…does anyone care? That’s a question implicit in Vincentian Father Joe Fitzgerald’s YouTube about the September 3, 2008 catastrophic flood on the NgÃ¶be-Bugle Comarca in Panama. Watch his video about the flood and see these Web sites: NgÃ¶be Mission’s YouTube Channel information about how to help; includes many photos by Fr Joe Fr Joes’s Catholic [...]
Alica Robey is a Vincentian lay Missionary from the USA living and working in Ethiopia. She is our first “long-term” missionary. Here is a letter from her. (CourtesyÂ of Aidan Rooney) Related FAMVIN Posts:Vincentian Lay MissionariesVincentian Lay Missionaries hold annual retreat in ChicagoVincentian Collaboration in EthiopiaSystemic Change and the “Living Dead”Support Vincentian youth, lay missioners
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