The National Office of the SVDP draws attention to an excerpt of National Board of Director’s Stategic Goal Leader 4, Ray Sickinger’s contribution to the publication Vincentian Heritage:
FREDERIC OZANAM: SYSTEMIC THINKING AND SYSTEMIC CHANGE
A number of biographies document the true story of how the young Frederic Ozanam visited a beleaguered Parisian woman with five children on one of the first visits he made in the spring of 1833. She was in desperate need. When her husband drank to excess – which was often – he became terribly abusive to both her and the children.