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Charity as the Foundation of Faith • A Weekly Reflection with Ozanam

The purpose of the Society is to form a group or association of mutual encouragement for young Catholics, where they can find friendship, support, example, and a substitute of the family where they have grown up … And after that, the strongest bond: charity, that is the principle of true friendship; and charity can not […]

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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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