Commenting on a recent article, MaryAnn Dantuono, President of the Ladies of Charity (AIC) USA said, This is a...
Mapping Herstory #IamVincent
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Dec 15, 2016 | Formation, International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, Reflections
Mapping can tell a good story. The AIC-USA is determined about the project of mapping herstory. In a creative new part...
The Evolution of St. Vincent’s Spiritual Vision
by Famvin Media Resources | Sep 18, 2016 | Formation
Watch a YouTube video that describes how St. Vincent’s spiritual vision evolved over several decades, as he was influenced by his collaborators (particularly his work with Louise de Marillac, the Ladies of Charity, and the Daughters of Charity).
August 23, 1617: The Journey of the AIC Begins
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 21, 2016 | Formation, International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity
It was in Châtillon-les-Dombes, a small French village, that St. Vincent created on August 23, 1617 the first of the “Confraternities,” later called “Charities.” This was the nucleus from which stemmed the AIC (known in the United States as Ladies of Charity). Watch...
Françoise Marguérite De Silly: Herstory continues
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jul 21, 2016 | Congregation of the Mission, Formation
Vincentian Herstory is the history of the women who responded to the promptings of the Spirit that we now call the Vincentian charism. Recounting the history of the foundation of the Congregation of the Mission, Australian Tim Williams, C.M., wrote It was not long...
The Charity of Christ #famvin400
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jun 5, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
The charity of Christ urges me. A while ago, I wrote an editorial on women and the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the charism. After reading this article on .famvin about the role of women in the enfleshment of the charism of Charity some 400 years ago, two...
#IamVincent Editorial: Is Herstory Invisible?
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Mar 17, 2016 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, Justice and Peace, News
Herstory[1.Jane Mills, "Womanwords: a dictionary of words about women", 1992, ISBN 0-02-921495-5, p. 118] : history (knowledge obtained by inquiry) written from a feminist perspective, emphasizing the role of women, or told from a woman's point of view. Many have...