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Articles for Frederic Ozanam
On December 2nd, 2020, the Vincentian Family Executive Committee (VFEC) approved a motion fully endorsing the cause of canonization of Bl. Antoine-Frédéric Ozanam.
Part three of four on Almsgiving…a reflection on a full article by Ozanam, which is among Frederic’s most outstanding.
The juxtaposition of Labor Day (9/7) and the feast of Blessed Frederic (9/8) can give us much to pray about.
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.
The Origin of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul: Bringing together two worlds that did not know each other
This was the crisis situation in which 7 young men stood up and decided “to go to the margins”. This is a dramatic, very moving and very topical story, with many parallels between that period and our own.
Visit the tomb of Frederic Ozanam in this video from VinFlix. Commentary by Fr. Joseph Agostino, C.M.
“I want the sovereignty of the people. Since the people are constituted by the universality of free men, then, first of all, I want to sanction the natural rights of the person and the family.”
The explosion on 8/4 will be seared into the minds of every person in Lebanon. Beirut, with its estimated 300,000 homeless is almost already forgotten in world media.
I chose to write an “autobiography” of a man who never wrote an autobiography. 187 years after his death, I did this because I have such admiration for him.
(We learn about those we serve)… “not from books nor from the public platform, but in climbing the stairs to the poor man’s garret, sitting by his bedside, feeling the same cold that pierces him.” Frederic Ozanam
What can I do as an individual to help others cope with their fears and losses?