MISEVI = MIsioneros SEglares VIcencianos. It means “Vincentian Lay Missionaries in Spanish. But in the USA, MISEVI is more than just the Vincentian Lay Missionaries-USA. It’s a host of young adult Vincentian Volunteers groups and experiences.
So, MISEVI USA has adapted its meaning. MISEVI = MIssion and SErvice the VIncentian Way, a Vincentian Volunteer Network is a collaborative effort of Vincentian groups committed to the values of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac.
The members of the Network are independent organizations that invite lay adults to work for justice while tending to the needs of those who are poor and to deepen their faith through prayer, community and reflection.
Colorado Vincentian Volunteers,
Heartland Charity Volunteers,
St. Vincent DePaul Youth and Young Adult Center,
Vincentian Lay Missionaries,
Vincentian Mission Corps,
Vincentian Service Corps, and
Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati.
They are also collaborating with several Vincentian Universities as we find ways of supporting, challenging, and working together to better support the Vincentian charism of service with those who are poor and creating bridge-building connections among individuals and organizations. Members of MISEVI-USA are Vincentians of…Wherever!
MISEVI – USA was formally accepted and recognized by MISEVI International in 2013.