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Novena in honor of St. Vincent

Parishioners are encouraged to pray this novena in preparation for the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul by beginning on September 18 and ending September 26. The feast day follows on September 27. The novena can be started anytime that one wishes to reflect on the teachings of the Saint.

Vincentian Family mobilizes on climate change

The Vincentian Family mobilizes on climate change and will be there when New York City will host the largest climate march in history according to the organizers of The Peoples Climate March.

Three years in the making… creating a backbone

Three years in the making… creating a backbone. In 2010, following a Vincentian Family Gathering in Belleville, Illinois, people from 15 Vincentian-affiliated organizations in Germantown met to answer the question “so what now?”

Spend an hour with successor to Frederic Ozanam?

Would you spend an hour with the current successor to Frederic Ozanam? Michael Thio stands in a long line of Vincentians who have inspired and guided generations who accept the challenges that Frederic Ozanam and the first group of Vincentian volunteers confronted in their commitment to “do something” about the poverty, sickness and squalor found in the ghettos of Paris during the 1800s.

A pair of 24 year old role models

A pair of 24 year old role models

Enjoy this guest post from Brandon Vogt on the impact of a young man who joined  the St Vincent dePaul Society at 17 (cf. Vincentian Encylopedia)... A couple years ago, on my 24th birthday, I decided to spend one year studying two unfamiliar saints: St. Therese of...

Superior General reflects on Pope Francis

Superior General reflects on Pope Francis

A New Pope, with a Vincentian Heart The following is a reflection on the recent election of Pope Francis by Fr. G. Gregory Gay,C.M., Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity: When Pope Francis was announced as our new Pope, I...

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