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Vincentian Commiment to life and dignity of every person
“As a Vincentian, I am privileged to be called to serve those in poverty, inspired by the spirit of St. Vincent. ” So, who are the Vincentians? What are their characteristics?
The myths and realities of Thanksgiving – The pilgrims and Native Americans who celebrated the first Thanksgiving have a lot in common with the migrants of today.
Did our work change after the elections? The issues of the people we serve are still the same: generational poverty, job loss, minimum wage, homelessness, lack of documented status, etc. Inspired by the teaching of the Church, our advocacy will persevere, trying to remove the obstacles that keep people in poverty. Their needs seem only to grow larger as time passes.
THE EUCHARIST COMMITS US TO THE POOR – This is the title of article 1397 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The text is a quote from St. John Chrysostom,
archbishop of Constantinople, a Church Father from the fourth century.
OUT OF POVERTY is now the title of the Western Region Voice of the Poor newsletter. It seems appropriate, because it indicates the goal of everything we do for the people we serve. Together with the new name, our team decided that the newsletter would have each time...