Frederic Ozanam’s Tactical Wisdom For Today’s Society

Excerpts from an article by Fr. Thomas McKenna, C.M. in which he examines Frédéric Ozanam’s conception of how a religious tradition should engage its surrounding society.

“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 final post from Isabelle Granados... I am so grateful for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Being a Vincentian for about three years has encouraged me to put my faith in action by serving the poor. Seeing so many young Vincentians in Belo Horizonte and how...

Sit at the feet of Jesus… Dream

In her weekly relfection Lynn suggests we reflect - Sit at the feet of Jesus – Our Benefactor – I have a Dream – I love you Lord My Dear Vincentian Family: My prayer for you today is one of thanksgiving.  Lord for all the blessings bestowed upon our Vincentian Family...

“I have a Dream” SVDP President at WYD

In her weekly Vincentian reflection Lynn L'Heureux writes... "I have a Dream:  Michael Thio (President General of SSVP International) His words to this song (and he is a beautiful singer).  We have a dream, Jesus is He: He shows us the way, we follow Him.  Jesus is...

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