For Vincentians, the question: “What should I do for Lent?” is answered in solidarity with and for those who live in poverty.
In Frederic Ozanam’s Footsteps
by Famvin Media Resources | Feb 10, 2023 | Formation
How Ozanam proclaimed the truth and served the poor in 19th century France.
Blessed Rosalie Rendu: Spiritual and Human Portrait (Feast Day: February 7)
by Famvin Media Resources | Feb 3, 2023 | Formation
Who was this simple country girl who became a great symbol of Our Lord’s loving mercy toward those who are poor?
September 11: Feast of St. John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M.
by Famvin Media Resources | Sep 11, 2022 | Formation
On the feast day of St. John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M., we offer this brief presentation based on an article that originally appeared on cmglobal.org. [button...
Congregation of the Mission Martyrs of the French Revolution (September 2)
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 28, 2022 | Congregation of the Mission, Formation
Blessed Louis-Joseph François, Blessed Jean-Henri Gruyer, Blessed Pierre-René Rogue, Blessed Jean-Charles Caron, and Blessed Nicolas Colin were martyred along with many others during the French Revolution on September 2 and 3, 1792 after they refused to take an oath that would have placed them under the authority of the state.
August 30: Blessed Ghebre-Michael
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 21, 2022 | Formation
Coming up on August 30 is the feast day of Blessed Ghebre-Michael, an Ethiopian priest (associate of St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M.).
How St. Louise Revitalized and Organized the Confraternities of Charity
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 14, 2022 | Formation, International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity
As we approach the 405th anniversary of the foundation of the first Confraternity of Charity (today the AIC) on August 23, let us learn from the example of St. Louise de Marillac, who was sent by St. Vincent de Paul to visit the Confraternities beginning in 1629....
Friends: St. Vincent de Paul and St. Jane Frances de Chantal
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 12, 2022 | Formation
St. Vincent had many friends, but two friends stand out: St. Francis de Sales, Bishop of Geneva, and St. Jane Frances de Chantal, co-foundress of the Order of the Visitation of Saint Mary.
A Resource for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 7, 2022 | Formation
A presentation of thoughts about the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, from the writings of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. Louise de Marillac, and St. Vincent de Paul.
Sketches From the Diary of St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M.
by Famvin Media Resources | Jul 29, 2022 | Formation
“When a person or a place impressed him, he drew a sketch of it. Such sketches dot his diary.”
Life of Felix DeAndreis, C.M.
by Famvin Media Resources | Jul 22, 2022 | Congregation of the Mission, Formation
A brief life of Father Felix deAndreis, C.M. (Slide presentation)
Vincentian Priesthood as Missionary
by Famvin Media Resources | Jul 8, 2022 | Congregation of the Mission, Formation
Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M. explains that St. Vincent chose to focus on the model of the priest as missionary.