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Vincentian Values Week is finally here! We kicked the week off with an inspiring event this morning, and we hope to see you at our next event tomorrow, 26 September 2023.
St. Vincent de Paul and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton weren’t holy card or fairy-tale figures, but flesh and blood human beings who struggled with earthly dreams.
Fr. Rooney talks about St. Vincent de Paul during the month of September, also known as “Vincentian Month”. This episode is called “Matters of the Heart”.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul National Foundation Honors Deacon Gene Smith With Founders’ Award.
Jesus goes about doing good; he loves in deed and truth. He does not just commit to an ideology. St. Vincent is like him. St. Vincent wants those who follow him to commit with zeal to those who are poor (SV.FR XI:133-137). And it seems that he himself cannot but...
"I’m well aware that people think of simplicity in general as truth or purity of intention: truth, because it sees that our thoughts conform to the words and other signs by which we express them; purity of intention, because it makes all our acts of virtue tend...
The service of the poor occupies such a prominent position in Ozanam's life that it becomes of interest to know how he performed it. It was essentially a service of love. His manner towards the poor was considerate and deferential as towards his equals. He invariably...
We are almost a month away from the North American Vincentian Family Gathering, and limited spots remain.
Missioners — priests and brothers, Daughters of Charity, and [lay] members of confraternities of charity are for St. Vincent, first of all, baptised Christians.
Special: Conflict in the Ukraine
As thousands flee to Odesa to avoid flooding, additional emergency accommodation and humanitarian aid is urgently being distributed by aid agency, Depaul Ukraine in the city.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) in Italy participated in the press conference held on June 1 at the Chamber of Deputies to say NO to nuclear weapons and together with other Catholic associations.signed the petition.
In the video made by young people who participated in the #STOPTHEWARNOW convoy to Ukraine, from March 30 to April 3, we see images of war and destruction, but also of hope, joy of life, help, brotherhood, friendship.
Mykolaiv: the water treatment plant built with funds from the Italian National Federation of the St. Vincent de Paul Society was inaugurated and work has begun on a second plant.
Terni, Italy: Inauguration of an informational panel (an artistic work) on peace: “Free to dream, free to grow”
On Saturday, March 4, in the Ciaurro de Terni Park ( Italy ), a peace information panel (an artistic work) created by Ukrainian children attending the center Emporio Bimbi emporium of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, together with children of other nationalities and Vincentian youth.
Meet Misha and Anna In our Kharkiv children’s centre, everyone knows 5-year-old Misha. “I’m not scared by the bombs,” Misha tells us. “Not scared at all.” His mother tells a different story. Misha used to hide under the table at the sound of the frequent air-raid...
On the occasion of the feast of Pentecost 2023, an international team from different branches of the Vincentian Family have published a guide for a personal retreat that can be done over the course of five days.
The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth support the statement made by the National Black Sisters’ Conference (NBSC) on the death of Tyre Nichols.