Vincentians turn over 50 houses to Typhoon Sendong victims The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) turned over some housing units to survivors of Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro City Philippines onMay 4. Recognizing the plight of the survivors of urban poor communities in affected areas in Mindanao, particularly in Cagayan de Oro City, [...]
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Some sad news from the Philippines: the killing of one of our Youth Leaders who is also a member of an Indigenous Tribe called Ati, fighting for their ancestral land. Below is the letter of our FAMVIN (VFCC) Chairman here in the Philippines: Dear Members of the Vincentian Family, May the Grace of God be [...]
Adamson University in the Philippines is currently administered by the priests and brothers of the Congregation of the Mission. But why is it called Adamson University? Generations of Filipino engineers, chemists and a host of other professionals in the field of sciences have a man by the name of George Lucas Adamson to thank for [...]
Lamenting the government’s inaction to their appeal, Sr. Herminia Sutarez of the Daughters of Charity who has been helping the Ati tribe’s fight for their ancestral land in Boracay said they feel ‘helpless’. CBCP News writes “She has been working with the Atis for four years and said efforts to get the government on their side [...]
Please pray for the success of the National Presidents’ Programme. An on-going formation session which SSVP Philippines is hosting for the national presidents of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Hongkong, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Macau. Related FAMVIN Posts:Young Vincentian murderedOzanam – young, impetuous, needs guidanceSVDP Vincentian Guide to DiversityHow [...]
“As president of the largest association of Catholic schools in the country (Philippines), Fr. Gregorio Bañaga, C.M., who is also President of Adamson University, often finds himself in the line of fire — even when he is not personally involved in it. It’s because whenever controversial issues involving Catholic schools come up, people, the media [...]
Fr. Gregory Gay, CM Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity joined in the celebration of 150 years of presence in the Philippine Church. Share the visit with the slide show below. Fr. Danny Pilario writes “At exactly 8:00 in the morning of July 22, 1862, 19 members of the [...]
The Adamson University September issues presents “The Heart of Vincentian Higher Education” by Dennis H. Holtschneider, CM 16 July 2012 He delivered this presentation on the occasion of an Academic Convocation Celebrating Adamson University’s 80th Anniversary and the 150th Anniversary of the Vincentians working in the Philippines. He writes, “I’ve been asked on various occasions what [...]
Imelda Torres, AIC Philippines President writes Sunday, August 12, 2012, 8:07 AM Thank you for your concern and prayers, and do please continue with your prayers, as being the typhoon season more rains are bound to come. Many of our members coming from Metro Manila, Pampanga and Laguna are badly affected by the massive floodings. [...]
Some initial photos of the relief efforts…
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