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Vincent and Frederic: So Different, So Similar

Two men born in April, with feast days in September, but otherwise very different individuals in significant ways.  How did two such different men become recognized as apostles of the poor? One was a 17th century French priest; the other a 19th century husband and father.  One was born poor, the son of a peasant […]

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Young People are the Future … and the Present! • A Weekly Reflection with Ozanam

If it is helpful for young people to meet friends and brothers, it is essential for the Society to recruit its members among the Youth. Fourteen years ago, the Society was born: it must not get old as its founders grow old and charity becomes a routine practice. Youth is useful for their audacity, even […]

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Love is the Only Rule • A weekly reflection with Ozanam

The only rule to be considered for human actions is that of love: “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God above all things, and thy neighbor as thyself”; magnificent law that recognizes three principles of human actions: —the infinite love of God, immense, without limits; —the love of the neighbor, approaching the love of God; […]

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