The next time you watch a flock of geese, pause for a moment — think about what they can teach us about ministry in general and, especially, “long-haul” ministries of systemic change.
“… 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
What couldn’t we do if we got to know other branches of our Vincentian Family, especially in our local area?
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
COVID 19 is by no means the only pandemic we face. We need to work together… That requires a culture of collaboration.
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).
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.
Some 200 leaders of 100 Branches of the Vincentian Family Gather in Rome – Why?
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.
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...
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...
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.