Articles for Frederic Ozanam

Ozanam Inn celebrates its continuing legacy as a beacon of hope in New Orleans

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.

A Vincentian Minute: Thoughts on Blessed Frederic Ozanam, Part 3

Fr. Aidan Rooney, C.M. wraps up his video series on Blessed Frederic Ozanam, one of the principal thinkers of the Vincentian Way.

A Vincentian Minute: Thoughts on Blessed Frederic Ozanam, Part 2

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.

A Vincentian Minute: Thoughts on Blessed Frederic Ozanam, Part 1

Fr. Aidan Rooney, C.M. presents a short video series on Blessed Frederic Ozanam, one of the principal thinkers of the Vincentian Way.

Would you believe Frederic said this…?

He wrote to his his elder brother, Father Alphonse: "The priests must give up their little bourgeois parishes: their flocks are an elite in the midst of a vast population that they do not know..." and again: "You are not carrying out your true mission. If a larger...

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...

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