According to Argentine missionary Father Pedro Opeka, “it will be very difficult to rebuild” after the country was hit by four cyclones with winds of 130 miles per hour.
For 2022, a pledge to help save the Hudson River
I was determined to experience the waterway itself — that huge, 300-mile expanse that flows from the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York state all the way south to New York Harbor, eventually connecting with the Atlantic Ocean.
Cardinal Souraphiel calls for peace and forgiveness in Ethiopia
The head of the Ethiopian Bishops’ Conference asks the faithful to ask God for the gift of forgiveness and peace in the country, where civil war has recently entered its second year.
Launch of the New Vincentian Family Website in Ireland
The launch of the Vincentian Family Website took place on 27th September feast of St. Vincent de Paul 2021.
The Louise Project Has Been Shortlisted for Two National Awards!
One of Daughters of Charity Services projects, The Louise Project, has been shortlisted for 2 national awards: Pioneering Project and Digital Citizen Awards.
What Do Homeless Need When a Heatwave Comes?
Writing for Invisible People, Kayla Robbins Robbins, freelance writer, asks what can we do when a heatwave comes?
Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water
Learning about the SDGs and understanding their significance is an important first step as together, creatively, we search for the most effective ways to advocate for these aspects of social justice.
Lessons learnt from “13 Houses” projects: Meet the Speakers
On July 8th don’t miss the chance to hear our three speakers explaining how they got started, how they designed the project and what advice they would give to Vincentians thinking of starting their own “13 Houses” project.
A Shelter or a Way Out Of Homelessness?
St Vincent believed that if you gave a hungry person a sandwich you fed that person for a day. But that did not solve the underlying problem.
Public Transportation – Nuisance or Necessity
People who are not homeless have a variety of experiences with public transportation. How do you think homeless people view public transportation?