I confess Almost 250 years ago on July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress set in motion a major systemic change...
Mapping Herstory #IamVincent
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Dec 15, 2016 | Formation, International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, Reflections
Mapping can tell a good story. The AIC-USA is determined about the project of mapping herstory. In a creative new part...
AIC-USA Poised to Celebrate the 400th Anniversary
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Dec 13, 2016 | Announcements, International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, News
The Association of International Charities (AIC) in the United States is already gearing up for the celebration of the...
Where in the USA are the Ladies of Charity?
by John Freund, CM | Oct 29, 2015 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, News
Where in the USA are the Ladies of Charity? It is easy to find them now thanks to their new interactive map. Click on the link above to go to the fully interactive map of the Ladies of Charity Associations in the Southern region. The screen shot below is not active...
Vincentian Family Gathering Denver speakers
by John Freund, CM | Jul 11, 2015 | News, Vincentian Family
When the Vincentian Family gathers in Denver, October 23-25, to address the theme Going Deeper: building community and collaboration for systemic change around homelessness the keynote speakers will be: Saturday - Mary and Mike McManus: Going Deeper: building...
A Vincentian Response to Baltimore
by John Freund, CM | May 27, 2015 | Formation
The “haves” must discover that all of the “have not’s” are not cheats and lazy. The “have not’s” must realize that the “haves” are not all greedy, uncaring people. The only way to do that in any lasting way is to treat the problem in a slightly larger way than our current model…bring hope to one zip code at a time.
Lady of Charity named Social Worker of the Year
by John Freund, CM | May 12, 2015 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, News, Vincentian Family
Emma Meredith, a Lady of Charity in the Evansville, Ind. Association, named 2014 Social Worker of the Year
Vincent, traffic lights, the Presence of God
by John Freund, CM | Aug 31, 2014 | Uncategorized
Mike Syslo of the SVDP USA writes, “I have been reading “Little Steps to Great Holiness” by Charles Hugo Doyle. In the chapter on The Presence of God, the author refers to St. Vincent de Paul and how he focused on the presence of God throughout his life. I have included below that segment of Doyle’s book for your reflection.
Ladies of Charity in action – Videos on their website
by John Freund, CM | Aug 28, 2014 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, Vincentian Family
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much more a video showing the Ladies of Charity USA in action in the new LCUSA video section they have added to their website.
State of Homelessness USA 2014
by John Freund, CM | Jul 4, 2014 | Poverty: Analysis and Responses
This report, State of Homelessness USA 2014, uses the most recently available data from a variety of sources: the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Census Bureau, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
New leadership for Vincentians in USA
by John Freund, CM | Jun 6, 2014 | Vincentian Family
The Provincials of the the Congregation of the Mission in the USA elected Father Ray Van Dorpe, CM as the new President of the National Conference of Visitors of the United States . Fr. Van Dorp is currently Provincial of the Western Province of the Congregation of...
SVDP-USA partners with ITT Technical Institute
by John Freund, CM | Feb 24, 2014 | Vincentian Family
How you can use technology to benefit your organizational capacity-SVDP Councils across the nation are always seeking a solution to make the organizations run smoothly while serving the community and balancing resources. The National Council of Society of St. Vincent...