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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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Share your thoughts on a weekly image of artwork made by members of the Vincentian Family.
Sisters and staff of Nazareth met with representatives from Louisville-based LouCity & Racing Foundation and the Hamida Nadim Memorial Fund to explore possible future collaboration with the mission of uplifting youth and families in Louisville.
A weekly reflection for all the Vincentian Family, from Australia.
Fr. Rooney reveals the way Vincent prayed, through Vincent’s own words. This week: Imitating Christ.
I remember what a priest once shared, during the season of Advent, on how his mother prepared her children for the celebration of Christmas. This mother, though she was an illiterate and simple woman, had a very unique way of preparing her children for Christmas. On...
"Another thing that recommends simplicity to us in a wonderful way are those words of Our Lord: 'I confess to you, Father, because you have hidden these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them to little ones.' I acknowledge this, Father, and thank You...
Twenty New Martyrs beatified in the Cathedral of Sevilla (Spain) … among them were six members of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
On November 18, twenty new martyrs were beatified in the Cathedral of Seville in a Eucharist presided by Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints. These individuals were martyred during the religious persecution that took place...
Pope John Paul I, at the general audience held on Wednesday, September 13, 1978, greeted a group of newlyweds and told them: Last century there was in France a great professor, Frederick Ozanam. He taught at the Sorbonne, and was so eloquent, so capable! His friend...
In the liturgical readings of the season of advent the book of Isaiah has a prominent place. Especially the passage, (Isa 40:1-11) in which we read about the voice which commands the herald of good tidings to “Cry out.” It is a solemn command to announce the good news...
Special: Conflict in the Ukraine
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) in Italy participated in the press conference held on June 1 at the Chamber of Deputies to say NO to nuclear weapons and together with other Catholic associations.signed the petition.
In the video made by young people who participated in the #STOPTHEWARNOW convoy to Ukraine, from March 30 to April 3, we see images of war and destruction, but also of hope, joy of life, help, brotherhood, friendship.
Meet Misha and Anna In our Kharkiv children’s centre, everyone knows 5-year-old Misha. “I’m not scared by the bombs,” Misha tells us. “Not scared at all.” His mother tells a different story. Misha used to hide under the table at the sound of the frequent air-raid...
February 24th was supposed to be like any other day. Then suddenly, for millions of Ukrainians, their world collapsed. “February 24th is a date I will remember for the rest of my life. You don’t know what to do except to run.” For 17 years, Depaul has been a lifeline...
“The playgrounds here are empty”: Ukrainians fear long term impact on children’s mental health after one year of war
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.
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.
The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth support the statement made by the National Black Sisters’ Conference (NBSC) on the death of Tyre Nichols.
In 2010, Quatar – a country known for its violation of the most basic human rights (freedom of press, freedom of assembly, rights of women, rights of LGBTQ individuals) – was selected to host the World Cup in 2022, in a selection that was surrounded by suspicion of bribes and corruption.