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.
Special: Conflict in the Ukraine
Direct Aid from the International Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in the face of the War in Ukraine
The Commission for International Aid and Development (CIAD) has provided emergency donations to assist refugees and establish contact with Vincentians in the border areas with Ukraine in order to strengthen emergency aid. Since the outset of the war in Ukraine, Europe...
As Daughters of Charity, from the first day of the outbreak of the war, we “run to those in need as if to a fire.”
Letter from Fr. Robert P. Maloney C.M. to the Vincentian Family in Ukraine and Surrounding Countries
Fr. Robert Maloney, CM, has written this letter in solidarity with all the Ukrainian people, who are suffering from devastation and unjust invasion, encouraging the Vincentian Family in the area to make every effort to alleviate the pain of those who are suffering.
A million refugees, no refugee camps: Poles open their homes to Ukrainians (Crux)…The headline immediately caught my attention – especially since the reality as I write has swelled to more like two million.
Access to truthful information is fundamental in today’s world. The internet plays a vital role in the midst of the globalized society in which we live.
When war broke out in Ukraine, the Daughters of Charity from the Slovak Province went to help refugees crossing the Slovak border in Vyšne Nemecke and Ubli where people from Ukraine arrive through the town of Uzhhorod.
In this New Orleans, nearly 1 in 4 people live in poverty, there are an estimated 30,000 vacant, blighted properties, and 86% of the students in public schools are economically disadvantaged.
Given that adequate housing is an issue of social justice, it might be helpful to look at the concept of justice in light of the need for a home for all.
With St. Mary Magdalene, let us accept Christ’s ‘Do not touch me’ with the certainty that His words give us a new mission, and a new way to be with Him, just as St. Elizabeth Ann Seton met the hardships of her life with renewed faith and strength.
Vincent de Paul Center Netherland was born in Nijmegen, a medium-sized university town close to the border with Germany.
From our friends at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA, a formation resource on Servant Leadership.
France, April 23rd, 1833. A group of young university students, faced with social inequalities and injustices, decided to take action in the hope of changing the world.
“How was your Easter?” How many times have you said that recently? Usually, it leads to a lively conversation about family gatherings, etc.
As a sustainability and climate educator serving with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky, I spend a lot of time thinking about our common home: this lovely planet Earth.
As North American social justice advocates from various branches of the Vincentian Family we have continually addressed the situation of people disadvantaged by racial injustice.
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