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The Declaration of Independence – Read It Recently?
by John Freund, CM | Jul 3, 2020 | Formation, Reflections, Vincentian Family
I confess Almost 250 years ago on July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress set in motion a major systemic change...
UN’s High Level Forum To Focus On Accelerating SDG Achievement
by Margaret O'Dwyer | Jul 2, 2020 | News, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
The United Nations’ High Level Political Forum (HLPF) will focus on accelerating the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Message for the Vincentian Family of Panama
by Vincentian Family Office | Jan 23, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family
On the occasion of the recent Christmas holidays, the President of the National Council of the Vincentian Family of Panama wrote the following letter to all the members of the Family of the country, summarizing what has been done so far and projecting with enthusiasm...
An Historic Encounter: the Commissions of the Vincentian Family Meet in Rome
by Giuseppe Turati | Jan 21, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family, Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative
"An historic encounter:" that's what it was called by Joe Agostino C.M. (the Vincentian Family Office Coordinator) and Aidan Rooney CM (Coordinator of .famvin, the web and social media services of the Family), the two organizers of the meeting. And it was "in fact the...
NGO Representatives Collaborate on UN Side Event
by Margaret O'Dwyer | Jan 19, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
One of the most effective ways our Vincentian Family NGOs can effect change at the UN is through sponsorship of side events. The UN is bombarded with concerns about global issues. Far more effective than repetitive complaints are creative solutions, which can be...
Message of the Superior General, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, at the beginning of the 400th Anniversary of the Vincentian Charism
by Tomaž Mavrič, CM | Jan 18, 2017 | Formation, Reflections, Vincentian Family
On the occasion of 25 January, the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, a key date in Vincentian history in which we recall the events happened in the village of Folleville 400 years ago, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and of...
A Day of Recollection with the Vincentian Family in Ethiopia
by Vincentian Family Office | Jan 16, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family
“As we Gather as members of the Vincentian Family to begin our celebrations for the 400th Anniversary of the birth of the Vincentian Charism, it’s a good idea if remind ourselves of St. Vincent’s life, of the important and life-changing events that occurred...
A global initiative of the Vincentian Family #famvin400
by Vincentian Family Office | Jan 14, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family
Congratulations! As our Vincentian Family marks the 400th Anniversary of the birth of the Vincentian charism, we celebrate this historic moment in our lives. It is a moment of grace for all the daughters and sons of the Vincentian movement. From around the world, the...
Vincentian Family Executive Committee at Work
by John Freund, CM | Jan 12, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family
A quick gallery of photos from the Vincentian Family Executive Committee meeting held for the first time in its new international office on the grounds of St. Vincent’s Seminary Germantown, Philadelphia. Since this was the first meeting it included a blessing of the...
2016 Global Report on Trafficking: A Brief Summary
by Natalie Boone | Jan 12, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
On December 21, 2016 the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented a high-level launch of the 2016 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons. This report is published every two years and offers good data on the trends of the activity and results of...
Historic Meeting of Vincentian Family Leaders in Germantown
by Javier F. Chento | Jan 10, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family
Can you imagine being at a family gathering planning to celebrate a 400th Anniversary? How many of us can trace our roots back 400 years? How about adding to that the direct successors of two saints, St. Vincent de Paul (Patron Saint of Charitable Works) and St....