Articles for charity

Vincentian Prayer Images: Charity AND Justice

Vincent saw the bigger picture than just that presented by an immediate need!

Interview with Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M. on his book “Mystic of Charity”

Watch an interview by Elena Grazini (Famvin Press Office, Rome) with Father Maloney about his latest book on St. Vincent de Paul, “Mystic of Charity”.

Seeing Better and Systemic Change

In his wonderful new book Vincentian Meditations, Tom McKenna has a chapter on “seeing better.” He asks “what does standing under Vincent’s influence do to an individual?” And one response is that one can see better. That can mean many things but it might would...

Does charity choke justice? On the Limits of Charity (part 2)

David Hilfiker, a veteran of decades of direct service with the poor, raised questions 15 years ago in a 2001 article from The Other Side magazine exploring the tension between charity and justice. This is the second of a two-part reflection on his writings. Symptoms...
Sisters of Charity Federation at 65

Sisters of Charity Federation at 65

At 65 they show no signs of settling for retirement! Founded October 27, 1947 the Sisters of Charity Federation: is made up of 11 congregations of Sisters of Charity + 2 provinces of Daughters of Charity from the U.S. and Canada has a character and spirit in the...

Sisters of Charity – Hope behind bars

For the past four years, Rena Fernandes, SCN, has been taking concrete steps in reaching out to the women inmates of the Central Jail in Gaya on a regular basis. With a lot of enthusiasm, she went forward to look for possibilities to help these women. Initial contacts...

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