On February 3, 1892, four Daughters of Charity stepped off the train in El Paso, Texas, USA. Within a day the Sisters...
Articles for Charism
“The health of the charism is seen in its vitality wherever it is received, nurtured and made operative. For many religious institutes today, this is happening more and more among the laity who are associates.”
Living simply, caring for our planet and conserving resources, … are just a few of the ways we continue to live out the charism.
See the Vincentian spirit in action in a video filmed on location at Ladies of Charity Associations across the USA.
Spend six minutes being inspired by the Vincentian charism in action!
A brief overview of the Sisters of Charity Federation on their anniversary reveals quite vividly that the charism embraces today’s challenges in many ways.
"Reflections from the Vincentian Family Symposium" During the days of the Rome Symposium of the Vincentian Family I was paying attention to signs, words, conversations that signal a new interpretation of our Vincentian charism in an entirely new reality. I left Rome...
The following presentation titled “Open My Eyes”, based on a prayer from the St. Vincent de Paul Society, reflects the essence of our ministry and mission.
In celebration of our 400th anniversary we offer this infographic on Vincentian Spirituality and Charism.
Finally we ask, are we persons of desire, swept up and swept away by the call God gives?
Are we able to operate not so much with answers or even programs, as necessary as they may be, but with vision, with hopes and dreams?
Will we stand alone, or will we stand with others, being a part of what is good in them, being more together than ever we could be alone? Our sisters and brothers in the body of Christ touch us, change us, soften us, and call us forward with their love.