social justice

Daughters of Charity Raise their Voices for Critical Nutrition Programs

While many in the U.S. think of August as the last breath of summer, a time to squeeze in a last bit of relaxation before the rush of the fall begins, the Daughters of Charity were doing anything but relaxing this past August.

Welcome Home Project Provides Safe Housing for Displaced Families

At the end of 2018, The Vincentian Family started to work on the Welcome Home Project to provide safe housing for 32 displaced families in Parramos, Chimaltenango.

Frederic Ozanam and Social Justice

In an article that originally appeared on the website Justice Matters Ireland, Sr. Claire Sweeney, DC, writes: According to Ozanam, social justice demands that all Christians be a leaven in society. Writing to Lallier in November 1836, he says: “…if the question which...

Doctrine of Discovery and Its Implications!

As a member of the Vincentian Family Social Justice Advocates group, I am grateful that we have taken the time to delve more deeply into racism, white privilege, the legacy of Native American Boarding Schools in USA and Canada, and at our April meeting, the Doctrine of Discovery.

Ozanam on being truly Catholic

Ozanam on being truly Catholic

In 1850 speaking to a Conference in Florence, Blessed Frederic Ozanam recalled the beginnings of the Society of St. Vincent dePaul: "Those reproaches were justified and we certainly deserved them. We therefore said to ourselves: Well then, let us set to work ! Let our...

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