Take a moment to watch this 1-minute video on Human Trafficking produced by the Ladies of Charity USA Advocacy.
Articles in Formation
Last Saturday marked the ten year anniversary of the House of Charity (HOC) in New Orleans, and we at the Future of Charity (FOC) blog want to celebrate their milestone.
For the sake of the country poor, St. Vincent de Paul founded the Congregation of the Mission to preach and educate the people.
St. Vincent and St. Alberto Hurtado sitting around the table with the poor they loved and served. So different yet, with so much in common.
Jesus himself goes in through the narrow gate. His example gives us strength to go through and overcome all narrowness. Someone asks Jesus, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?” The question, in other words, is whether there is wideness in God’s mercy or...
Love is the primordial principle that impels us into the midst of this busy world.
Going to the poor, through the weekly home visit, is the main characteristic of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. But how should we go to the poor?
A fun YouTube video from DePaul University.
Diaries of a Vincentian takes a closer look at some of the more personal experiences of Vincentians working with homeless people, slum dwellers and refugees.
St. Vincent de Paul’s first foundation, the Ladies of Charity, responded to the needs of the poor in 17th century France, and continue to do so today in the International Associations of Charity (abbreviated: AIC). Next week they celebrate their 402nd anniversary.
There was an unintended by-product I never saw coming until a few days after active shooter training.
What if we reflect upon homelessness as the loss of Earth and the many habitats and ecosystems that support human life?