At VirtualVins there is an interesting discussion underway about a project to foster translation into English of some of the writings of Frederick. If you are a native French-speaker and can offer some help please visit the VirtualVins discussion group and login or create a new account.
The call to refound the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will only be heeded if we understand a refoundation to be more than a review and revitalization of projects, no matter how wonderful the projects. In the end, all Vincentian projects are only “means” never “ends” in themselves. It is the Vincentian vision that must continually evolve and renew itself for it is the vision that drives the mission.” […]