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Blessed Daughters of Charity, Martyrs of Arras and Dax (June 26)

The story of the Martyrs of Arras, based on “In the Footsteps of Vincent de Paul: a Guide to Vincentian France” by Father John E. Rybolt, C.M.

June 20: Anniversary of the Children of Mary Association (Vincentian Marian Youth/JMV)

Learn more about the history and mission of this dynamic branch of the Vincentian Family!

May 30: Blessed Marta Wiecka, D.C.

“The great things God does within a human soul are simple. Sanctity simply means love.” – Sr. Jozefa Watroba, D.C.

Five Faces of Mary

Father Robert Maloney, C.M. writes: “I offer these five Marian faces as a way of reflecting on the rich, varied tradition surrounding the Virgin Mary.”

May 9: Feast of St. Louise de Marillac

May 9: Feast of St. Louise de Marillac

In the article "The Concept of Consecration in the Writings of Louise de Marillac," Sr. Carmen Urrizburu, DC, notes that in the convent where Louise was placed as a child after the death of her father, she came to understand that 'consecration' implied silence and...

April 28: Feast of St. Gianna Beretta Molla

April 28: Feast of St. Gianna Beretta Molla

April 28 is the feast day of St. Gianna Beretta Molla (1922-1962), a doctor, wife, and mother who chose to continue with her fourth pregnancy, despite knowing that having this child could result in her own death. She is part of the Vincentian Family because in her younger years she served among the elderly and needy as a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Stations of the Cross– Not Just For Lent!

Stations of the Cross– Not Just For Lent!

This beautiful meditation on the Way of the Cross, written by Sr. Therese MacKinnon, D.C., combines the passion of Jesus as portrayed in the Stations of the Cross, and Jesus’ message from the Gospel of St. Matthew on the last judgment: “Amen, I say to you, whatever...

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