Would you spend an hour with the current successor to Frederic Ozanam? Michael Thio stands in a long line of Vincentians who have inspired and guided generations who accept the challenges that Frederic Ozanam and the first group of Vincentian volunteers confronted in their commitment to “do something” about the poverty, sickness and squalor found in the ghettos of Paris during the 1800s.
When I saw the following quote on an Irish Catholic website I thought so much for the dangers of associating with Catholic intellectuals and Nuns.
The VinFormation project of FamVin has posted a series of resources for the Feast of Bl. Frederic Ozanam (Sept. 9)
The month of September marks many milestones across the Vincentian Family. This is a wonderful time for us to reflect on the growing spirit of collaboration among the many branches of the Vincentian Family.
St. John’s University students have been invited and challenged to enter into the experience of Frederic Ozanam. Frederic to a Daughter of Charity, Rosalie Rendu, the Mother Theresa of his day, for help in finding God in the midst of so much suffering.