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Ozanam studied Law by his father. He did not like law studies but, to please his father, he received his doctorate. What he really liked were Letters. Federic practiced Law in Lyon for a short period of time. He wrote in one of his letters: In this profession, your...
What are the bonds between the Miraculous Medal and the Vincentian Family? Slideshare presentation with reflection questions to share with your group.
Jesus did not establish the church as an institution with a slick “Public Relations” plan. His followers were attracted by his message.
The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth celebrated the irreplaceable pioneering spirit of the Sisters who landed in Leavenworth 165 years ago!
The following is the liturgical script for the celebration of the feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the Miraculous Medal.
This program for a better world for all is built around 5 P’s: People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnerships:
Ahead of the Autumn Statement, we – a group of Vincentian organisations from across the UK – urge the government to put vulnerable people at the forefront of its spending plans.
When we think about the celebration of Thanksgiving, one scriptural passage readily emerges from our Gospel readings.
Shepherd and King, Jesus leads us and saves us. He is a brother to all, especially to those who are poor. He wants us to be brothers and sisters to all as he is. Our Leader and Savior is not ashamed to call us brothers and sisters. This, of course, means that he is...
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.