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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.

Vincentians Sent Forth…

Vincentians Sent Forth…

From the beginning of the Commissioning ceremony concluding the 2013 Vincentian Family Gathering.... In the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac, Blessed Frederic Ozanam,  Blessed Rosalie Rendu, and St. Elizabeth Ann, we must go into the whole world,...

Ozanam Bicentenary resources

Ozanam Bicentenary resources

In 2013, all over the world, Vincentians are celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Frederic Ozanam . To celebrate this time of special grace and blessing for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the National Office of the US is offering the following...

SVDP Vincentian Guide to Diversity

SVDP Vincentian Guide to Diversity

Recognizing the diversity of the United States culture, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has developed a handbook to help its individual conferences — and even other Catholic groups — to better understand the multicultural face of God. “More and more we’re...

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