Frederic Ozanam once said that “Charity must never look to the past, but always to the future, because the number of its past works is still very small and the present and future miseries that it must alleviate are infinite.”
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Jesus says any time there is a hungry, thirsty or ostracized person, that person is Christ himself. And if we don’t share our food, our water, or our welcome, then we are rejecting the Incarnation of God in this world.
The Vincentian Family in Ecuador is a great example of Vincentian collaboration, with 9 branches working together to serve the poorest of the poor.
If you ask Vincentians why their work with homeless people is essential, you will receive a number of answers.
On July 8th don’t miss the chance to hear our three speakers explaining how they got started, how they designed the project and what advice they would give to Vincentians thinking of starting their own “13 Houses” project.
Under the most difficult circumstances, the innovative and hardworking Vincentian spirit flourishes.
St Vincent believed that if you gave a hungry person a sandwich you fed that person for a day. But that did not solve the underlying problem.
The FHA will be hosting its second conference, which will be a hybrid event combining in-person and virtual opportunities, ensuring accessibility for all members of the Vincentian Family.
People who are not homeless have a variety of experiences with public transportation. How do you think homeless people view public transportation?
On July 8th 1 pm CEST the FHA organized the first of a series of online events to learn from Vincentians working on “13 Houses” Campaign projects.
We must debunk the myths around why people become homeless so we can move toward solutions. Most never stop to put themselves in the shoes of the people they see suffering from homelessness.
Every day, throughout the day, the homeless have to worry about the law. Being without a home is not in itself illegal, but the routines and behavior that go with it often are.