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Each year at St. John’s University we celebrate Founder’s Week from September 20-27.
Have you ever wondered what it would take for you to be St. Vincent de Paul?
Have you heard the expression “Pray with the bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other?”
"The originality of his version of Christianity is [a] reason that makes Saint Vincent de Paul one of the great saints in history." - José María Román, C.M. [slideshare...
Jesus is the firstborn from among those who do what is true and come to the light, so that there is no doubt that their works are just. No doubt, we have to love in deed and truth. The second son in the parable says “yes,” but he does not do what the father asks. No...
Share your thoughts on a weekly image of artwork made by members of the Vincentian Family.
Fr. José María Román, C.M. speaks to us about the religious experience of Saint Vincent de Paul.
Vincentian Values Week is finally here! We kicked the week off with an inspiring event this morning, and we hope to see you at our next event tomorrow, 26 September 2023.
St. Vincent de Paul and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton weren’t holy card or fairy-tale figures, but flesh and blood human beings who struggled with earthly dreams.
Special: Conflict in the Ukraine
Terni, Italy: Inauguration of an informational panel (an artistic work) on peace: “Free to dream, free to grow”
On Saturday, March 4, in the Ciaurro de Terni Park ( Italy ), a peace information panel (an artistic work) created by Ukrainian children attending the center Emporio Bimbi emporium of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, together with children of other nationalities and Vincentian youth.
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...
On 7 and 8 December, on neutral ground (Hungary), the Council General International received a delegation of four Ukrainian SSVP ladies. As the airspace is blocked because of the war, there are no flights in the Ukraine, so the delegation travelled by train and car to meet us.
For many Ukrainians, their only thought now is how to survive the winter cold, which sometimes lasts until even April, with temperatures going as low as -25° C.
As we look forward to gathering with family and friends in the comfort, warmth, and safety of our own homes this Christmas, our thoughts naturally turn to those less fortunate.
Nine long months have passed since the full-scale invasion of Ukraine and still the conflict shows no sign of abating.
Among the tide of terrible news that floods the various means of communication at the moment, two stories share the same characteristics and gravity: migrants from different parts of the globe who lost their lives on their journey of seeking a better existence, fleeing hunger and violence.
The Vincentian Family Prays for Peace and Joins in the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Heart of Mary
On Friday, March 25, during the celebration of Reconciliation that he will preside over at 5:00 p.m. in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.