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Articles for Frederic Ozanam

Vincentian Prayer Images: Doing What We Can

What holds me back from doing what I can? Do I pray that we live this heritage today?

Seeing Potential and Fostering It In Young People

It has been written of Frederic Ozanam: “While innovators wore themselves out with theories for changing the world, these young men set about climbing up to the floors where the misery of the poor hid.”

Vincentian Prayer Images: Frederic Ozanam and Concern for Workers

The juxtaposition of Labor Day (9/7) and the feast of Blessed Frederic (9/8) can give us much to pray about.

In the Mist of Crisis, “Seek First the Justice of God”

As in the days of Frederic, more than 150 years ago, our society is suffering a turbulent period of crisis and wars that discourage us.

A Bolivian Ozanam Scholar

Aidan Rooney writes:...I want to introduce you to Nur Gorayeb, the first Bolivian Ozanam scholar at St. John’s University. The Ozanam Scholars Program is among the notable accomplishments of St. John’s under its current president, Father Donald J. Harrington, C.M. Nur...

Australian SVDP and Social Justice

From the website of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Australia When we speak about social justice we go to the heart of what the St Vincent de Paul Society stands for. We follow the teachings of the Scriptures: "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves,...

Praying for an Ozanam miracle

WE NEED AN OZANAM’S MIRACLE writes the Vincent de Paul Society in Brazil. "Here in Brazil we are need of a miracle for our brother vincentian João Marcos Andrietta. Man of faith who fights against a disease that medical science so far found no cure (Amyotrophic...

Blessed Rosalie filled with Soul Fire

February 7 marks the feast of Blessed Rosalie Rendu, DC, a woman whose soul was on fire. Her passion is celebrated in a four part series “SoulFire”. It was she who lit the fire of Blessed Fredric Ozanam's commitment to serve the who are poor and marginalized. Soulfire...

Vincentian Heritage Ozanam issue

The VINCENTIAN HERITAGE JOURNAL special issue on Frederick Ozanam is now available online at Read on for the contents. Frédéric Ozanam's Tactical Wisdom For Today's Consumer Society Thomas McKenna C.M. Frédéric Ozanam, Catholic...

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