“… create a Family that looks to the past for inspiration, but is also eager to create a vibrant innovative collaborative future in the service of the most abandoned.” Fr. Robert Maloney
Vincentian Prayer Images: Getting To Know Our Family
by John Freund, CM | Sep 29, 2020 | Formation, Reflections, Vincentian Family
What couldn’t we do if we got to know other branches of our Vincentian Family, especially in our local area?
A Refresher Course – Homelessness and the Vincentian Family
by Fr. Michael Carroll, CM | Sep 3, 2020 | Formation, Homelessness, Justice and Peace, Reflections
A refresher course about the Vincentian Family Homeless Alliance – What is the Famvin Homeless Alliance? Its Roots – Collaborative work of the Vincentian Family 400 Years Ago – Updates
An Unrecognized Challenge For the Vincentian Family
by John Freund, CM | Jul 8, 2020 | Formation, Reflections, Vincentian Family
COVID 19 is by no means the only pandemic we face. We need to work together… That requires a culture of collaboration.
St. Vincent de Paul: Model of Collaboration
by Famvin Media Resources | Jun 14, 2020 | Formation
Live together as having but one heart and one soul so that by this union of spirit you may be a true image of the unity of God (- St. Vincent de Paul, IV:238).
Bl. Rosalie Rendu: Serving and Advocating for Persons in Need of Health Care
by Famvin Media Resources | Feb 7, 2020 | Formation
In addition to caring for the sick poor in their homes, Blessed Rosalie collaborated closely with the civil authorities responsible for the assistance of those who were poor.
Leaders of 100 Branches of the Vincentian Family Gather – Why?
by John Freund, CM | Jan 3, 2020 | Formation, Reflections, Vincentian Family
Some 200 leaders of 100 Branches of the Vincentian Family Gather in Rome – Why?
Sts. Vincent and Louise: Brought Together According to God’s Plan
by Famvin Media Resources | Oct 18, 2019 | Formation
On that day in May of 1629, neither Vincent nor Louise was aware of just how far that journey of service leadership would take her nor of its ramifications for the Church and for the service of generations of persons in need.
Collaboration Meeting of the Vincentian Family in Enugu, Nigeria
by Vincentian Family Office | Jul 23, 2018 | News
A Nigerian proverb advises, “A single man cannot build a house.” And so, it was appropriate that 52 Vincentian Family members gathered, March 1-4, in Enugu, to “build their house”— to strengthen collaboration among the already vibrant family arms in...
Service with Expansive Vision
by Global Sisters Report | Jan 27, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Collaboration amongst the Presentation Sisters and the Daughters of Charity in Australia has produced a fruitful organization dedicated to those living in poverty and on the margins. Below is an insightful article from Global Sisters Report by Sr. Lucy van Kessel...
A one person collaborative effort?
by John Freund, CM | Oct 28, 2017 | Formation, Reflections
Mark McGreevey’s in combatting homelessness are successful because the many people he’s recruited to work with him from all walks of life in seven countries, and soon many more. He’s also successful, because he successfully roped the Daughters of Charity, a few of us priests and brothers and tons of lay Vincentians to join him.
Collaboration: From Advantageous Strategy to a Strategic “Must”
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jul 20, 2017 | Formation
In a recent article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, collaboration was on the agenda again. This time, for a new and important reason. After having conversations with diverse non-profits, the leading foundation consultancy give.org found something out. The...