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Frederic Ozanam on Almsgiving

In this presentation, Frederic Ozanam defends the tradition of almsgiving in the face of criticism from the Socialists of his day.

Venerable Vincentian Voices speak on Almsgiving

Two venerable Vincentian voices speak to us from the past on almsgiving. Do you recognize them? What do they say about seeing the person to whom you offer alms?

“Vinnie’s Pennies” 

Not sure what to do for the "almsgiving" part of "prayer, fasting, and almsgiving" this lent? Check out what the Sacramento Diocesan Council of St. Vincent de Paul is doing this year: The 40 days of Lent invite our annual spiritual journey of following along with...

Our Excuses For Not Giving

During Lent, we are asked to focus more closely on almsgiving. Almsgiving can take many forms, but here, let’s think about straightforward monetary donations. Read and ponder what Frederic Ozanam had to say…

Our Excuses For Not Giving

Our Excuses For Not Giving

During Lent, we are asked to focus more closely on almsgiving. Almsgiving can take many forms, but here, let’s think about straightforward monetary donations. Read and ponder what Frederic Ozanam had to say…

Pope – Look into eyes of the poor

Pope – Look into eyes of the poor

Pope Francis asks a telling question... "when you give alms do you look in the eyes of the people you give them to?" “... the important thing is not looking at them from afar, or helping from afar. No, no! It is going to encounter them. This is the Christian! This is...

Honoring Pope’s request to celebrate

Honoring Pope’s request to celebrate

Catholic blogger Lisa M. HendeyF offer 5 Easy Ways to Love the Poor in Honor of His Pontificate She writes... "As someone who’d strongly considered cashing in her frequent flyer miles to be at the Vatican for his installation, his words have challenged me personally....

Vincentian almsgiving, prayer and fasting

Vincentian almsgiving, prayer and fasting

VinFormation offers a selection of quotes from our founders on prayer, fasting and almsgiving Click on graphic. (Also click here to download or view it in a different format.) Almsgiving via Vincentian branches in the USA Here are some quick links to donate online to...

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