Here in Châtillon, the Confraternities of Charity began as the creative collaboration of the women of the parish and their parish priest.
The story of the sermon at Châtillon is not only the foundation story of the Ladies of Charity, it is the foundation for what we call today systemic change.
Our pilgrimage began in Notre Dame Cathedral on March 8, 2017 – International Women’s Day – at a Mass attended by...
Fr. Bruce Krause, C.M. prepared these PowerPoint slides as a tour of special places in the life of St. Vincent de Paul. We thought it would be a great resource to share for the 400th Anniversary.
Our new video describes how St. Vincent’s spiritual vision evolved over the years, as he was influenced by his collaborators and by persons he encountered who were living in different forms of poverty. Based on the essay “Vincent de Paul in Châtillon: The birth of a new spiritual vision” by Jaime Corera, C.M.
by John Freund, CM | Apr 21, 2014 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, Vincentian Family
Almost 400 years ago (1617) St. Vincent de Paul pioneered in facilitating and organizing women for ministry. That the International Association of Charities or AIC (1617) has more than 250,000 "volunteers" 52 countries is a tribute not only to his vision but his...