In this video, DePaul University’s Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée and Craig Mousin, together with Tamara Thrasher of the Ozanam Center in Cincinnati, OH, share their insights on the legacy of Frederic Ozanam.
Frederic Ozanam’s practical theology foreshadowed seismic shifts in Catholic social theory 100 years into the future.
In an article that originally appeared on the website Justice Matters Ireland, Sr. Claire Sweeney, DC, writes:...
The following video examines six elements that help spiritually form the members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The text is adapted from the article “Frédéric Ozanam: Systemic Thinking, and Systemic Change," by Raymond L. Sickinger, Ph.D. Vincentian Heritage...
In this video, Rev. Aidan Rooney, C.M. takes us through Blessed Frederic and Catholic Social Teaching, principle by principle.
Excerpts from an article by Fr. Thomas McKenna, C.M. in which he examines Frédéric Ozanam’s conception of how a religious tradition should engage its surrounding society.
Frederic always had pretty poor health. At age 7, he fell ill with typhus. For fifteen days, he was plunged into a deep sleep. The fifteenth day — as it is said in his biography by Mrg. Baunard — he awoke and asked for beer! Ozanam heard from his parents that they...
How Ozanam proclaimed the truth and served the poor in 19th century France.
“I would like to embrace the whole world in a network of charity.” This quote, attributed to Frederic Ozanam, says it well– and within a century, his dream was realized.
The newly relocated and expanded Ozanam Inn marked its grand opening with a cutting of fishing lines – a playful nod to the shelter’s “Give a Fish to Eat Today, Teach to Fish for Tomorrow” antidote to the problem of homelessness.
Fr. Aidan Rooney, C.M. wraps up his video series on Blessed Frederic Ozanam, one of the principal thinkers of the Vincentian Way.
Fr. Aidan Rooney, C.M. presents the second episode of his video series on Blessed Frederic Ozanam, one of the principal thinkers of the Vincentian Way.