#13 seems to be a key number for Vincentians fighting homelessness around the world, despite all the superstitions that surround that number.
If you are travelling along the path of mission and charity, it is because you are animated by the mysticism of our charism
On October 15, 2019, it was exactly 90 years ago that the first Brothers of Charity from the Netherlands arrived in Indonesia, more specifically in Purworejo (Java), where they started the Dutch East Indies School with 286 pupils.
Charity is one of the three theological virtues (besides faith, through which we know God, and hope, through which we fully trust in God).
The Famvin Homeless Alliance is gathering information on all Vincentian homelessness ministries and placing them onto an accessible map.
During the cold nights of Bogotá, you can find groups of six people looking for people sleeping on the streets of the Colombian capital.
For us Vincentians, “welcoming the Word of God” is much more than simply reading biblical passages or the Sunday Gospel in the home of the assisted.
In each person we met, God was waiting for us, welcoming us and teaching us how to serve Him humbly.
Here we interview Father Salvatore Russo, Superior General of the Missionary Servants of the Poor.
We take care of our physique, of our intellect, of our food, clothing, housing, employability; But do we take care of the spirit as we should?