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The Vincentian Marian Youth from Albania and Kosovo gathered in Tirana, Albania for their National Meeting
The Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations is a coalition of representatives of religious, spiritual, and ethical non-governmental organizations who are dedicated to the pursuit of peace, understanding and mutual respect. The international Vincentian Family...
Share your thoughts on a weekly image of artwork made by members of the Vincentian Family.
Led by Sister Miriam Ann Walter, the Sisters meticulously sort through a collection of canceled stamps—flags, commemoratives, and foreign varieties abound.
The Sisters of Charity of St. Jeanne Antida Thouret talk about their network.
Fr. Rooney reveals the way Vincent prayed, through Vincent’s own words. This week: for unity.
James B., a Veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been in our Veterans Transitional Housing Program since April.
"All Christians are bound to practice these virtues, Sisters, but Daughters of Charity are obliged to practice them in a special way. 'But, Monsieur, you’ll say to me, don’t we have to practice all the other virtues?' Yes, you do, but you have to practice these three...
Yet with all his kindness, his students had not found Frederic Ozanam an easy-going master. On the contrary, he was, as a Professor, exceptionally severe. As an examiner he gave no quarter. He so mistrusted his natural tendency to indulgence that conscientiousness...
Special: Conflict in the Ukraine
Mykolaiv: the water treatment plant built with funds from the Italian National Federation of the St. Vincent de Paul Society was inaugurated and work has begun on a second plant.
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.
My first visit to Ukraine will stay with me forever. In times of crisis, it is always incredible to witness how communities and individuals come together to play such a pivotal part in helping those around them.
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.
It is unacceptable to live with restrictions on our religious freedom The entire international community is very concerned about the recent events in Nicaragua, especially the persecution of bishops and priests, and the closing down of Catholic parishes and Christian...
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.