Frederic Ozanam’s Social Justice Vision, Blended with Personal Action

Frederic Ozanam’s life was a dramatic fusion of intellectual achievement and direct, personal action.

The Miraculous Medal Association and the Vincentian Family

What are the bonds between the Miraculous Medal and the Vincentian Family? Slideshare presentation with reflection questions to share with your group.

Lessons of Frederic Ozanam: Community Service as a Learning Experience

Frederic Ozanam believed in the value of experience, thoughtfully reflected upon. From an article by Raymond L. Sickinger, Ph.D.

St. Agostina Pietrantoni: seeing God in the suffering faces of the sick

Learn about the life of St. Agostina Pietrantoni, Sister of Charity of St. Jeanne Antida Thouret and patron saint of nurses, whose feast day is November 13.

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.

Our Excuses For Not Giving

Our Excuses For Not Giving

During Lent, we are asked to focus more closely on almsgiving. Almsgiving can take many forms, but here, let’s think about straightforward monetary donations. Read and ponder what Frederic Ozanam had to say…

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