As Vincentians we must also look at the effect on our fellow residents of this planet who are amongst those living in poverty.
Articles for Canada
As we examine the urgent need to address climate change, I’d like to look at how it is affecting Canada.
My original plan for this article was to report on an Atlantic Canada Vincentian family social justice gathering in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but hurricane Dorian had other plans.
There is a TV commercial for a credit card company that we have all likely seen (maybe way too often) that uses the catch phrase of “What’s in your wallet?”
Homelessness is certainly a topic we hear and talk about a great deal in today’s world as there are many cities across North America that are trying to make the need for affordable, safe and secure housing a major component their future planning.
Do we use the opportunity to seek and find what more is needed or what more can we do for a person or family?
We always seem to want to talk about needing more youth in the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul.
Reflections on vincentians coming together for the SSVP Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Canada June 19-22.
As Vincentians we hold these values: see Christ in anyone who suffers, come together as a family, have personal contact with the poor, and help in all possible ways.
Here in Canada, the mission of the SSVP is: To live the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy.
In Canada, the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is very excited to be undertaking the issue of housing during a 3-year national campaign.
As we attended Easter Sunday Mass, the sense of joy and a spiritual re-birth that takes place is truly amazing.