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Your Health: A Sacred Matter

A member of the Vincentian Family, Lady of Charity Marilyn Martone and her daughter Michelle are featured in a new PBS documentary called, "Your Health: A Sacred Matter." Michelle is a person with disabilities who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being hit by a...

#IamVincent: Transformative Experiences

"A personally transformative experience involves an experience that transforms the self, the subjective preferences, or the epistemic states of a knower in some deep and perhaps even unpredictable way." A transformative experience working in health and advocacy, this...

College of St. Elizabeth goes coed

Statement  that the College of St. Elizabeth goes coed... The College of Saint Elizabeth, which has provided undergraduate education for young women since 1899, will become fully coeducational for fall 2016. This decision to accept male students into the daytime...

Sisters on bikes deliver healthcare where pavement ends

Sisters on bikes deliver healthcare where pavement ends. Pictures are worth a thousand words.

The (Haitian) Woman at the Well

From Zafen ... HAITIANS ARE THIRSTY FOR CLEAN WATER! Your donation can give families in Cayes-Jacmel a ceramic clean water filter certified as the best way to purify water if it isn’t boiled. This project will  provide safe drinking water to as many rural families as...

Dreams come true!

Dreams come true!

At least for 25,000 enrolled in the collaborative project involving the Daughters of Charity and the Community of Sant’Egidio. The program has a 98% success rate in preventing transmission of HIV/AIDS virus during pregnancy, birht or breast feeding. In the last five...

IPad and the homeless?

So how could an iPad (or similar tablet) help a homeless person find permanent housing? The website Poverty Insights offers some suggestions how access to an iPad could be life changing. For many people who encounter homeless persons on a daily basis, a handheld...

Think outside the bottle

Americans have been hitting the bottle...the water bottle, that is. Americans have mistakenly come to believe that water served in plastic is healthier than water out of the tap. (Actually, a governmewnt report shows that bottled water quality is less strictly...

State of the World 2011 – Hunger

Known for tackling the most pressing issues that face our world, the Worldwatch Institute has dedicated the 2011 edition of its flagship report to a compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on what innovators globally can do to help solve a...

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