February 24th was supposed to be like any other day. Then suddenly, for millions of Ukrainians, their world collapsed....
Conflict in Ukraine
“The playgrounds here are empty”: Ukrainians fear long term impact on children’s mental health after one year of war
by .famvin | Feb 24, 2023 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
For the past year, people in Ukraine have lived with bombings and missile attacks which have displaced millions, injured and killed thousands and left some too afraid to leave their bomb shelters.
Ukraine joins the 13 Houses Campaign: rebuilding hope for those who lost everything
by Vincentian Family Office | Feb 5, 2023 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
The Vincentian Family has showed great commitment and dedication towards those in need since the beginning of the war, including by providing essential and emergency aid on the ground.
New Year’s Message From Depaul’s CEO Matthew Carter
by Matthew Carter | Jan 9, 2023 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
My first visit to Ukraine will stay with me forever. In times of crisis, it is always incredible to witness how communities and individuals come together to play such a pivotal part in helping those around them.
Ukraine: a Mission of Peace and Charity
by Renato Lima de Oliveira | Jan 7, 2023 | Conflict in Ukraine, News, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
On 7 and 8 December, on neutral ground (Hungary), the Council General International received a delegation of four Ukrainian SSVP ladies. As the airspace is blocked because of the war, there are no flights in the Ukraine, so the delegation travelled by train and car to meet us.
The Nun Rebuilding Homes and Hope in Ukraine
by Svitlana Dukhovych – Vatican City | Jan 4, 2023 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
For many Ukrainians, their only thought now is how to survive the winter cold, which sometimes lasts until even April, with temperatures going as low as -25° C.
Spread a Little Christmas Joy in Ukraine
by Vincentian Family Office | Dec 20, 2022 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
As we look forward to gathering with family and friends in the comfort, warmth, and safety of our own homes this Christmas, our thoughts naturally turn to those less fortunate.
Ukraine 9 months on: “Amongst the atrocities, we see such compassion”
by Vincentian Family Office | Dec 3, 2022 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
Nine long months have passed since the full-scale invasion of Ukraine and still the conflict shows no sign of abating.
Many Ukrainians are Tired and Traumatised, but All are Bravely Getting on with their Lives
by Laura Donkin | Nov 27, 2022 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
Just 48 hours before the horrendous missile attacks which rocked Ukraine on October 10th, I lit a candle and prayed for the people of Ukraine in Kyiv’s iconic gold domed church of St Michael.
Interview with Father Vitaliy Novak, CM
by Elena Grazini | Nov 20, 2022 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
Fr. Vitaliy, a missionary of the Congregation of the Mission in Ukraine, is also president of the Board of Depaul Ukraine, an organization that is part of the worldwide Vincentian Family, which is doing important work helping those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
SSVP and DePaul Partnership Agreement Delivers First Results in Ukraine
by .famvin | Nov 19, 2022 | Conflict in Ukraine, News, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
The General Council International of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVP) signed a collaboration agreement with Depaul International, donating 10,000 euros per month for a minimum of twelve months.
UK Embassy opens Depaul Kyiv Day Centre
by .famvin | Nov 7, 2022 | Conflict in Ukraine, News
After words of welcome, Fr. Vitaliy spoke about the founding of Depaul in Kharkiv in 2006 and its journey to becoming a lifeline for the country’s homeless ever since.