strategies

TV Documentary – Daughters of Charity in Mozambique

The popular Spanish language television station rtve,es has aired an in-depth documentary of the work of the Daughters of Charity in Mozambique. Mozambique is one of the worlds poorest countries. This high quality production, part of the  "People of God" series,...

“Sell your desk!” – Francis, the Vincentian

Pope Francis told the Archbishop in charge of the Vatican’s charity, “Don’t wait for people to come ringing. You need to go out and look for the poor.'”

Charity Federation at the UN

From the NGO News of the Sisters of Charity Federation.... "The Commission on the Status of Women meeting took place in March, with Rosita and Jyoti, our interns from Nepal and India respectively, attending more than 30 side events. After the meeting, they left to...

‘Serve, accompany, and defend the poor’

Catholic social ministers told: "Serve, accompany, and defend the poor." A message quite in line with the Pope's Lenten message and one which echoes in the hearts of the followers of Vincent and Louise. To “serve, accompany, and defend” the poor is the mission of...
Fostering Faith Formation in the New Year

Fostering Faith Formation in the New Year

How can churches create a future for faith formation using the four scenarios as a guide to responding creatively and proactively to the religious and spiritual needs of people—today and into the future? The good news is that there are proven strategies, ideas, and...

Bono – church role in  Debt Forgiveness

Bono – church role in Debt Forgiveness

Bono: Catholics Should be Made Aware of How Their Church Helped Secure Debt Forgiveness A CNA/EWTN article describing Bono’s comments about the Catholic Church’s pivotal role in the debt forgiveness of and how it helped build schools reads in part: Vatican City, Nov...

SVDP Australia – Rapid Rehousing

St Vincent de Paul Society will provide a new service to rapidly rehouse the homeless who frequently use temporary accommodation services in western Sydney. The NSW government will release $1 million to St Vincent de Paul Society over the next year with an aim to...

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