International Meeting of the Ladies of Charity/AIC

by | May 5, 2011 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, Vincentian Family

Eight members of the Ladies of Charity in the United States gathered with 280 volunteers from all over the world in El Escorial, Madrid, March 30-April 3.  The focus of the Assembly, “Education as a means to eradicating poverty,” inspired delegates to look beyond the usual definition of education.  Education should enable a person to grow and achieve their full potential and be a two-way process, with both the educator and the person being educated benefiting from the experience.  Guided by Vincentian spirituality, at the end of the Assembly members of AIC formulated the operational guidelines for the next two years:

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