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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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Society of St. Vincent de Paul National Foundation Honors Deacon Gene Smith With Founders’ Award.
Jesus goes about doing good; he loves in deed and truth. He does not just commit to an ideology. St. Vincent is like him. St. Vincent wants those who follow him to commit with zeal to those who are poor (SV.FR XI:133-137). And it seems that he himself cannot but...
"I’m well aware that people think of simplicity in general as truth or purity of intention: truth, because it sees that our thoughts conform to the words and other signs by which we express them; purity of intention, because it makes all our acts of virtue tend...
The service of the poor occupies such a prominent position in Ozanam's life that it becomes of interest to know how he performed it. It was essentially a service of love. His manner towards the poor was considerate and deferential as towards his equals. He invariably...
We are almost a month away from the North American Vincentian Family Gathering, and limited spots remain.
Missioners — priests and brothers, Daughters of Charity, and [lay] members of confraternities of charity are for St. Vincent, first of all, baptised Christians.
Everyone has an idea of what the Catholic Church needs to appeal to people today!
As usual at this time, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, President of the Executive Board of the Vincentian Family, has sent a reflection to the entire Vincentian Family on the occasion of the feast of Saint Vincent de Paul on September 27.
An event was held in Surabaya, Indonesia to raise funds for the Congregation of the Mission senior priests’ health care.
Special: Conflict in the Ukraine
Why didn’t the United Nations prevent the war in Ukraine? Isn’t it supposed to keep the peace?
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
We continue to receive news about the activities of the members of the Vincentian Family to alleviate the situation of people suffering from the devastation of an unjust war.
Since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, some two million Ukrainians have fled the country, many of them children.
We share a video from Sister Petra, DC, who is ministering on the Ukrainian border with Slovakia.
Letter of Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission, on the situation in Ukraine
Last Monday, March 7, 2022, the Superior General, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C. M., wrote a letter to all the members of the Congregation of the Mission informing them about the situation in which Ukraine finds itself as a result of a the cursed, cruel, absurd and senseless...
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