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“Let Us Dedicate Ourselves to the Poor”

You can find great texts in the early Bulletins of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which are still fully relevant today.

Vincentians – Celebrating and Challenging

Let’s remember what we learned during COVID-19, especially how we managed to maintain our personal relationship with those who, in addition to the daily challenges of living in poverty, must now weather the effects of the pandemic.

Novel But Realistic Approach To Homelessness

Imagine that! Asking people who had personal experience of what the problem was and what might be the solution.

The Challenge and Witness of Frederic Ozanam

This 15-minute video tells the story of the founding of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul by Frederic Ozanam and his friends, in a time when their country was facing massive social change.

Jesus and the Homeless

Jesus and the Homeless

Gerald O’Collins SJ asks us to think about the way in which Jesus identified himself with the homeless, and took every opportunity to speak about and help them. When we consider that Jesus himself was homeless for much of his life, how does this challenge us to see the face of Jesus in all of those in need?

Who Are You?  – Holding God’s Hand

“Brothers and Sisters, we have work to do!”

Much of Lynn L'Heureux's message this week could  be a commentary on the line of Peter "Brothers and Sisters, we have work to do!"  that she quotes from the new movie "The Son of God" Son of God – Saved by Jesus’ Sacrifice – Your Lenten Journey – No Greater Love Dear...

Ready for Lent?

Ready for Lent? – What price do you pay for Christ at your door? – Pope Francis - Close to the Cross. Lynn L'Heureux reflects in her Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Dear Vincentian Family:  Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and it is time to make an...

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