The story of St. Joan Antida Thouret (also known as Jeanne Antide Thouret (in French), and Giovanna Antida Thouret (in Italian)), is a great inspiration for us as Vincentians. Her story seems to tell us: “Don’t give up just because things seem to be going badly.”
Sisters of Charity of St. Jeanne Antide
Learn more in this video that tells the story of her life.
“Let us work now; one day we will rest.”
Nazareth Center, run by the Sisters of Charity of St. Jeanne-Antide Thouret, provides poor young people with a place of refuge and opportunities to seek a better life.
December 18 is the feast day of Blessed Némésia Valle, a Sister of Charity of St. Jeanne Antide Thouret, a branch of the Vincentian Family.
The life of St. Jeanne-Antide Thouret is an adventure marked by a passion: the service of the poor, the “suffering members of Jesus Christ,” and by an event: the French Revolution.
Sr. Némésia Valle (Sisters of St. Joan Antida) was beatified on this date in 2004 by Pope St. John Paul II.
Learn about this Vincentian Family Saint, whose Feast Day is coming up this Wednesday.
Learn about St. Agostina Pietrantoni, a Vincentian Family Saint whose feast day is November 13.
A congregation of sisters with a mission -- part of the Vincentian Family -- are still reaching the poorest of the poor. Sent to Malta to care for orphans 150 years ago, the Sisters of Charity of St Jeanne Antide have since been updating their services to cater for...