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July 26: Arrival of Felix de Andreis, C.M., Joseph Rosati, C.M., and companions in the U.S.

They sailed to Baltimore, MD, primarily to establish a seminary in the Louisiana territory.

The Declaration of Independence – Read It Recently?

I confess Almost 250 years ago on July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress set in motion a major systemic change for the United States of America… also the whole world. We know it as “The Declaration of Independence.” I confess that until last year I had not read...

Mapping Herstory #IamVincent

Mapping can tell a good story. The AIC-USA is determined about the project of mapping herstory. In a creative new part of their website called "Spotlight on Associations," the Association of International Charities in the USA is using mapping to tell stories of the...

AIC-USA Poised to Celebrate the 400th Anniversary

The Association of International Charities (AIC) in the United States is already gearing up for the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Vincentian charism, especially as that charism is lived in the lives of its members! There's ... video a super timeline,...
A Vincentian Response to Baltimore

A Vincentian Response to Baltimore

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.

Vincent, traffic lights, the Presence of God

Vincent, traffic lights, the Presence of God

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.

New leadership for Vincentians in USA

New leadership for Vincentians in USA

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...

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