“Be kind and love, for love is your first gift to the poor. They will appreciate your kindness and your love more than all else you can bring them.” – Blessed Rosalie
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 7, 2020 | Formation
The practical wisdom of St. Vincent with regard to meekness– a wisdom learned from Jesus Christ.
July 31, 1809: The Sisters of Charity at Emmitsburg Begin Living Their Rule
by Famvin Media Resources | Jul 31, 2020 | Formation
The Sisters, family members, and students moved into the four-room, two-story stone farmhouse and began living their Provisional Rule on 31 July 1809, which is considered the founding of the Sisters of Charity.
Presenting Visually: Vincentian Family Philippines
by Vincentian Family Office | Sep 15, 2015 | Formation, Social, Vincentian Family, Year of Vincentian Collaboration
So, you've made yourself a powerpoint and you want to share it. The problem is, some people like Windows desktop computers, some people like Macintosh, and some Linux. Some use tablets. Some only use their smartphones. So, you post your powerpoint for download, and...
Frederic Ozanam and collaboration
by John Freund, CM | Sep 13, 2015 | Formation, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
How did Frederic Ozanam and his companions collaborate in founding the Society of St. Vincent de Paul? The history of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is quite simple. It is about the dream of a group of friends. They went to a Daughter of Charity for help. The rest...
Serve: The Family in the Philippines
by Vincentian Family Office | Aug 31, 2015 | Formation, Vincentian Family, Year of Vincentian Collaboration
When the Vincentian Ministry began in the Philippines in 1862, only the Congregation of the Mission (CM) and the Daughters of Charity (DC) were part of St. Vincent de Paul’s “double family” in the country. The Ladies of Charity (LC), Society of St. Vincent de Paul...
Journey of Faith – Congregation of the Mission USA
by John Freund, CM | Jul 25, 2014 | Vincentian Family
VinFormation has SlideShare presentation depicting the history of the Congregation of the Mission in the United States. Journey of Faith is based on John Rybolt’s “The American Vincentians: A Popular History of the Congregation of the Mission in the United States 1815-1987”
Telling Vincentian Family stories
by John Freund, CM | May 22, 2014 | Vincentian Family
Every family has stories to tell. The Vincentian Family is no exception. And Slide Share is one of the ways the Vincentian Family tells its stories.
Formation Friday – Wonders of SlideShare
by John Freund, CM | Dec 5, 2013 | Vincentian Family
Ever notice the Social Media links at the top of Famvin? One of the ones, at least in VinFormation's header, is the SlideShare icon, which leads to a listing of 146 resources useful in learning about and presenting the Charism of Vincent and Louise through the...
Formation Friday – Understanding Origins
by John Freund, CM | Nov 29, 2013 | Daughters of Charity, Sisters of Charity
What do November 29th and December 1st have in common? The foundation of communities of women religious in the Vincentian tradition – The Daughters of Charity and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. VinFormation has new resources about their origins. Why is this information important?
Vincentian Family Worldwide
by John Freund, CM | Aug 18, 2013 | Vincentian Family
From time to time it is good to re-present a Slideshare overview of the scope of the Worldwide Vincentian Family - branches, development, etc. It can provide an occasion for rejoicing in sharing a charism that is wider than any one branch and an invitation to learn...
Father Greg Gay, CM
by John Freund, CM | Jul 30, 2013 | Vincentian Family
The Vincentian Missionary Spirit – Go out to all the world and proclaim the Good News to all creation” (Mk. 15-15)