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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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A Young Adult Reflects on Saint Louise de Marillac
“Out of all the Vincentian figures that are highlighted at DePaul, I find Louise to be my personal favorite due to the fact that her life story is relatable.” – Brianna-Paige Alegbeleye, DePaul Alumna
Eyes on Earth Day – Eyes Closed? Glazed? Wide-open?
We often use images that speak of another’s awareness of something. Turning a blind eye! Eyes glazed over! Having one’s eyes wide open.
Handcuffs Will Not Stop Homelessness!
In a recent reflection on the site Invisible People, Robert Davis makes the point that handcuffs will never solve homelessness.
What history rhymes with a future of justice and peace?
The history of Social Development at the UN continues to echo but more rhymes are needed so that it leads to a fulfillment of the promises of placing people at the center of development, eradicating poverty, providing productive employment and decent work, and creating social inclusion.
A Vincentian View: The Work of God
One of the verses from a Gospel of the past week captured my thinking and prompted my reflection: “This is the work of God, that you believe in the one he sent.”
Emmaus – Why Was Jesus Slow Revealing His Resurrection?
Suppose you just discovered you were instantly cured of painful cancer? Did someone wipe out a longstanding debt?
Grasp What Jesus Is, What He Says and Does
Jesus who is close to the Father’s heart makes him known to us. It is crucial that we grasp what Jesus is, what he says and does. Those to whom Jesus speaks do not grasp what he teaches by way of a figure of speech. And they are not the disciples but the Pharisees. ...
Holy Faith Sisters General Chapter Announcement
The Holy Faith Sisters are holding their General Chapter from April 17 to April 30th in the Margaret Aylward Centre for Faith and Dialogue in Glasnevin.
Vincentian Prayer Images – Art By Vincentians 1
Share your thoughts on a weekly image of artwork depicting St. Vincent de Paul.
Special: Conflict in the Ukraine
Ukraine: We are battling war. Soon we will battle frostbite and hypothermia
Russia’s war on Ukraine has brought so much pain and suffering. It has resulted in a humanitarian crisis which will only get worse as winter approaches.
Ukraine blasts: Father Vitaliy update
The recent blasts across Ukraine have rocked the nation. Our staff and volunteers are safe and well, and we are continuing our work across Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa, delivering vital food, hygiene kits and helping to repair homes.
The Ukrainian Golgotha
Daughters of Charity in war zones in Ukraine send an Easter message.
Ukraine: Where’s the United Nations?
Why didn’t the United Nations prevent the war in Ukraine? Isn’t it supposed to keep the peace?
‘Behind the Aid is All of You’: Interview with Father Vitaliy
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
With a twofold mission, the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Bilbao (Spain) coordinates a new humanitarian convoy to Ukraine
A little more than a month ago we informed you about an initiative to assist the people in Ukraine, an initiative led by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Bilbao (Spain): a that time a humanitarian convoy consisting of six vans transported food and other...
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