The placement of International Migrants Day a week before Christmas is fitting. There are many parallels between the Holy Family and families who are on the move today.
The Era of Migrations: Human Mobility and Vincentian Merciful Praxis
by Guillermo Campuzano, CM | Sep 5, 2019 | News, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
Today migrants are among those more abandoned, discriminated against, persecuted in our global society. Indifference on our part will make us accomplices of what is happening to them, our brothers and sisters in this unique human family.
The Family Collaborates at the Commission on the Status of Women
by Natalie Boone | Mar 7, 2019 | News, Vincentian Family, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York March 11 to 22, 2019.
UNESCO / NGO Forum on Migration
by Natalie Boone | Jan 10, 2019 | News, Vincentian Family, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
Global Migration has become part of societies’ daily life and portray emerging faces of a world in constant motion.
Migration as a Shock to Established Systems
by John Freund, CM | Nov 22, 2017 | Systemic change
Many around the world fear the impact of migration on the “system” in which they currently live. But what is the historical impact in terms of Christianity?
@NiagaraUniv to Host Symposium on Resettlement
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Sep 7, 2017 | News, Poverty: Analysis and Responses
On Sept. 8-9, 2017, the New York Folklore Society, a statewide nonprofit arts organization supporting folklife and traditional arts, and the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, will host a roundtable discussion and symposium to explore challenges in the...
Vincentian Family at the U.N: Migration
by Margaret O'Dwyer | Jun 8, 2017 | News, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
UNITED NATIONS SEEKS INPUT ON GLOBAL MIGRATION COMPACT Vincentian Family members have a great deal to say to the world about migration issues. What would you include in an international agreement related to migration? The United Nations is gathering various opinions...
A New Resource: Trafficking and Human Slavery
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Dec 13, 2016 | Announcements, Justice and Peace, News
There's a new resource on trafficking and human slavery brought to you by the Daughters of Charity. People all over the world are on the move. They want opportunity. They want safety. They want freedom. Just freedom. That's the name Sr. Michelle Loisel, D.C., has...
Without Migration There is No Christianity
by John Freund, CM | Sep 24, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
Now here’s a thought… "Everything must be rethought in terms of migration. Without migration there is no Christianity.” Dr. Peter Phan offered this thought in a presentation "Deus Migrator/God the Migrator: Migration of Theology and the Theology of Migration"...
Men, Women Religious Gather to Study Better Response to Migration
by Elizabeth Astridge | Mar 12, 2016 | News
The international conference “The religious and migrations in the 21st century: perspectives, response and challenges,” organised by the representation before the United Nations of the Passionists International, the Congregation of St. Joseph, Augustinians...
Refugees – a battle of values
by John Freund, CM | Feb 20, 2016 | Announcements, Congregation of the Mission, News
The battle of values of fear and solidarity will be addressed in an international workshop: "Religious and Migration in the 21st Century: Perspectives, Response and Challenges." Sponsored in part by the Congregation of the Mission, this workshop is aimed at bringing...
A Stranger and you welcomed me – National Migration Week 2016
by John Freund, CM | Jan 2, 2016 | Church, News
A Stranger and You Welcomed Me - National Migration Week, January 3-9, 2016 In the Gospel of Matthew (25:35) Jesus tells his disciples, "I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink,...