Diversity

Discounted SVDP Formation materials

As we begin the Year of Vincentian Family Collaboration the National Office of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is offer discounted Formation materials

7,000 Hands across Buffalo

Ladies of Charity and Daughters of Charity were among the 7.000  people  who joined hands on a street which spans Buffalo across several racially and economically diverse neighborhoods.  The street has a historical connection to the Underground Railroad. Sister Mary...

Diversity Day – 2014 – Do One Thing

DIVERSITY DAY May 21 The tragedy of September 11, 2001 clearly illustrated that serious conflict can arise over "cultural differences." Shortly after this tragic event, 185 nations unanimously adopted the UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity to proclaim...

‘We have nothing to fear from diversity’

Homily preached by Archbishop Thomas Wenski during the annual Migration Mass attended by all the cultural groups in the archdiocese, celebrated on Epiphany Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at St. Mary Cathedral. The theme of today’s Migration Day Mass is “We are strangers no...
SVDP Vincentian Guide to Diversity

SVDP Vincentian Guide to Diversity

Recognizing the diversity of the United States culture, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has developed a handbook to help its individual conferences — and even other Catholic groups — to better understand the multicultural face of God. “More and more we’re...

SVDP USA on multiculturalism

SVDP USA on multiculturalism

Why Being Multicultural and Diverse is Important Founded by immigrants, America has been called a “debtor” nation because we owe so much of our language and culture to other nationalities. At times, the many and diverse personalities that have found their way to our...

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