On July 30 we commemorate Saint Justin de Jacobis. \Centro Liturgico Vincenziano (CLV) offers his biography, written by Fr. Luigi Mezzadri, C.M.
The Vincentian Family in Italy Mobilizes on Behalf of the People of Albania
Father Luigi Cannato, CM ministering in Albania, calls upon all the members of the Vincentian Family to support the many poor families who have been affected by the recent earthquake.
“Prison and Hope: a New Life Itinerary:” a Conference Organized by the SSVP in Italy
Overview of a conference on the theme: “Prison and hope: a new life itinerary” held on Thursday, April 11, at the European University of Rome.
Cardinal Souraphiel, Member of the Congregation of the Mission, Designated President of the Ethiopian Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, Archbishop of Addis Ababa and president of the Council of the Ethiopian Church, has been named president of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Ethiopia.
Pedaling for the Homeless: Giving Energy to Vincentian Social Housing In Chieri (Turin, Italy)
Pedaling on two bicycle-generators set up at a local shopping center creates electricity to serve the energy needs of the Vincentian urban housing structure “Zattera della Pace” (raft of peace) for families in emergency situations.
Oristano (Italy): Success of the Solidarity Approach
The call to generosity, launched by Benito Urgu as an “assistant of Santa Claus,” was received with enthusiasm by many Oristani people.
“Samaritan Inn” in Catania Continues to Offer Services for 8 Years. Congratulations!
On October 23, 2010, in Catania (Sicily, Italy), Archbishop Salvatore Gristina inaugurated the "Locanda del Samaritano" (the Samaritan Inn) in Catania. The refuge called Locanda del Samaritano welcomes men and women who need substantial support and accompaniment for...
“What is Happening with Immigrant Reception Policies is Intolerable” (SSVP Italy)
"There is still a beautiful Italy, ready to welcome, to integrate, to give work, to help these people, be they refugees, asylum seekers or simply 'economic migrants.' An Italy that goes on thanks to their work, will, sacrifice. They are men and women like us,...
Founded the First Group of VMY in Calabria (Italy)
On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the parish of san Giovanni Battista [St. John the Baptist] in Sant'Eufemia (Italy), the Lord has blessed this community with the birth of the first VMY group in Calabria. We are really lucky because we have also complied with...