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.
How can we blend sysemic change and a “culture of encounter” in serving the homeless.
Vincent and Louise de Marillac were deeply committed to the education and moral formation of young people living on the streets or in dire conditions.
Sprightly despite his 90 years, Dino Impagliazzo is known as Rome’s “chef of the poor.”
In Kitale (Kenya), the 13 Houses Campaign led by Sister Winnie, DC is thriving. The street children come after sleeping there to the Daughter of Charity Upendo shelter.
All this is the background for understanding why homelessness was a major focus of St. Vincent’s charitable work even if we have not always recognized it.
A tangible energy pervaded the United Nations in New York during the recent 58th Commission for Social Development.
Members of the Famvin Homeless Alliance and the wider Vincentian Family are helping to develop Catholic Social Teaching in the area of homelessness.
Former Eastern Province Provincial, Fr. Michael Carroll, CM, reflects on Homelessness in a series of reflections. "Churches answer the call to shelter the homeless "| U.S. Catholic magazine Let me share some of the good that I have heard folks are doing to serve the...
Over two years of advocacy at the United Nations are coming to fruition this week and next during the UN’s 58th Commission for Social Development.