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The Vincentian Family is a movement made up of more than 160 institutions and some 4,000,000 people who follow Jesus Christ, serving the poor, as did St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac and many other believers who, over the last four centuries, have enriched the Vincentian charism.

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Steelers, Belize, Nazareth Sisters of Charity

Steeler Nation recently put down roots more than 3,000 miles south of Pittsburgh in the Central American city of Belize when a home was built for a needy family through the efforts of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The home  is painted a bold yellow with black...

Systemic change – Indianapolis experiment

Systemic change – Indianapolis experiment

Could systemic change work in Indianapolis? This was the question Len Murray asked after he finished reading Seeds of Hope. "The list of successes is a strong testimony.  One element that kept reoccurring in my mind was that the organization worked within a well...

What can a woman do? Lessons from history!

Mother Xavier Ross (1813-1895), a convert who brought the Sisters of Charity (Leavenworth) to the West and established a whole network of institutions from New Mexico to Montana. And to think her own father asked her, "What can a woman do?" Historian Pat McNamara...

Vincentian History Research Network

The Vincentian Studies Institute at DePaul University is proud to announce the debut of the Vincentian History Research Network (VHRN) - a dynamic online forum designed for researchers and scholars on Vincentian topics broadly considered. The VHRN is an online network...

What’s your trafficking IQ?

The Sisters of Charity Federation NGO (Non-governmental organization) at the UN is trying to raise aware of a problem that ofent flies below the radar even the better developed countries of the world - human trafficking, a combination of slavery and forced...

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