Take a moment to watch this 2-minute video on Immingration and the DREAM Act produced by the Ladies of Charity USA Advocacy.
Hope Found at the Border: Vincentian Volunteers in El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico
by .famvin | Aug 5, 2019 | Formation, Reflections
Each year, Colorado Vincentian Volunteers takes our volunteers to El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico to study the issues at the border. These are a few of their reflections.
Daughter of Charity Calls Attention To Situation of Immigrants in PBS Documentary
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 3, 2019 | Daughters of Charity, Justice and Peace
Sister Denise LaRock, D.C. and her San Antonio-based Interfaith Welcome Coalition are featured in the PBS documentary series “Women War & Peace II”. See the video.
Daughters of Charity in El Paso: Carrying On The Missionary Spirit
by Famvin Media Resources | Jun 9, 2019 | Daughters of Charity, Formation
On February 3, 1892, four Daughters of Charity stepped off the train in El Paso, Texas, USA. Within a day the Sisters had laid the foundations for Hotel Dieu hospital, an institution that would welcome thousands of El Pasoans into the world, provide critical care for...
Vincentians Then and Now – Dodging Rocks With Immigrants
by John Freund, CM | Apr 12, 2019 | Evangelization, Vincentian Family
The first Vincentian priests in the U.S. stood with immigrants dodging the rocks thrown by jeering Know Nothings who opposed them.
“What is Happening with Immigrant Reception Policies is Intolerable” (SSVP Italy)
by Di Trapani, CM | Aug 6, 2018 | Disasters and Responses, Formation, News
"There is still a beautiful Italy, ready to welcome, to integrate, to give work, to help these people, be they refugees, asylum seekers or simply 'economic migrants.' An Italy that goes on thanks to their work, will, sacrifice. They are men and women like us,...
Vincentian Statement Regarding Immigration Crisis
by Rev. Raymond Van Dorpe, C.M | Jul 7, 2018 | Congregation of the Mission, News
At the recent triennial Provincial Assembly in Perryville, MO, members of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians), Western Province, adopted a resolution concerning the current crisis of immigrant women and children at our nation’s borders. The resolution is...
“What I Hope My First Arrest Means”
by Elizabeth Astridge | Mar 9, 2018 | News
Last Friday, we posted an article from the Catholic News Agency that talked about a Catholic-Led DACA protest that resulted in the arrest of Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Sr. Tracy Kemme. Below is an excerpt from her reflection in Global Sisters Report on her arrest...
Catholic-Led DACA Protest
by Elizabeth Astridge | Mar 2, 2018 | News
Christine Rousselle from the Catholic News Agency reports on a Catholic-led DACA protest in which 40 people were arrested, including Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, Sr. Tracy Kemme: Washington D.C., Feb 27, 2018 / 04:20 pm (CNA).- A group of about 100...
Parishioners in Charlotte Offer Trump Thousands of Flowers
by John Freund, CM | Mar 11, 2017 | Church, News
A Vincentian parish in Charlotte, North Carolina, recently offered thousands of flowers as symbols of prayer that President Trump will have a change of heart and turn away from his plans to get tougher on undocumented immigrants. Father Vince Finnerty, CM serves as...
U.S. Catholic Bishops are Mobilizing on Migration
by Elizabeth Astridge | Jan 7, 2017 | Church, News
In time for our year of welcoming the stranger, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is establishing a working group that is tasked with developing support for immigrants and refugees. The help will come in the forms of spiritual, pastoral and policy advocacy...
Sharing on Social: #famvin400 as a Resource
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Dec 27, 2016 | Formation, Justice and Peace
Many people are sharing news of our Family happenings and hopes. But social media can be a quick way of sharing important resources. Yesterday, I discovered a document just sitting around waiting to be downloaded. It's a document for people concerned about welcoming...