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"There are many who, recollected exteriorly, and filled with lofty sentiments of God interiorly, stop at that, and when it comes to the point of doing something, and they have the opportunity to act, they come up short. They flatter themselves with their ardent...
Frederic always had pretty poor health. At age 7, he fell ill with typhus. For fifteen days, he was plunged into a deep sleep. The fifteenth day — as it is said in his biography by Mrg. Baunard — he awoke and asked for beer! Ozanam heard from his parents that they...
This extensive testament to the Vincentian martyrs of the French revolution is presented for your edification. Thomas Davitt, C.M., made a presentation on three of the martyrs to the International Formation Center (CIF) and we have added material that was prepared...
Please spread the news– download this flyer and post it in your office or email it to your members, especially to those who never have attended a Vincentian Family gathering.
Yes! I figuratively rubbed shoulders with some 2000 bishops inside St. Peter’s! There are not many left who can say that.
A 2015 Harvard study found that access to reliable transportation is the biggest factor in determining whether someone will escape poverty and avoid homelessness.
The life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati from the perspective of Vincentian holiness.
You may not know Jerry—who’s 63-years-old with cancer—or Melissa, or James—who lost his mother and has mental health challenges—but they receive groceries at St. Vincent de Paul Louisville’s Food Pantry.
The Scriptures are filled with striking visuals for our lives of faith, and in particular for our lives of prayer. One is in chapter 19 of the Book of Kings, up on the mountain with the Prophet Elijah who is fleeing from the threats of Jezebel and her husband King...
Special: Conflict in the Ukraine
Russia’s war on Ukraine has brought so much pain and suffering. It has resulted in a humanitarian crisis which will only get worse as winter approaches.
The recent blasts across Ukraine have rocked the nation. Our staff and volunteers are safe and well, and we are continuing our work across Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa, delivering vital food, hygiene kits and helping to repair homes.
Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with Father Vitaliy Novak, the Chair of Depaul Ukraine. Father Vitaliy has been leading our humanitarian response in Ukraine
With a twofold mission, the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Bilbao (Spain) coordinates a new humanitarian convoy to Ukraine
A little more than a month ago we informed you about an initiative to assist the people in Ukraine, an initiative led by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Bilbao (Spain): a that time a humanitarian convoy consisting of six vans transported food and other...
Depaul International has enlisted the help of former takeaway cyclists to deliver food to villages outside Ukraine’s big cities to help people in need.
Here is a little example of how the Vincentian Family has worked together in a collaborative way to respond to the crisis in Ukraine.
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