In addition to caring for the sick poor in their homes, Blessed Rosalie collaborated closely with the civil authorities responsible for the assistance of those who were poor.
Vincentian Family Blesseds
January 7: Blessed Lindalva Justo de Oliveira, D.C.
by Famvin Media Resources | Jan 5, 2020 | Daughters of Charity, Formation
Video about the life of Blessed Lindalva Justo de Oliveira, D.C.
Frederic Ozanam and Servant Leadership
by Famvin Media Resources | Dec 27, 2019 | Formation
Frederic never aspired to a position of leadership (but in reality, he was a leader) nor did he ever attempt to utilize his position for personal gain.
Saturday Study Hall – Vincentian Family Saints
by John Freund, CM | Jan 11, 2014 | Spirituality and Spiritual Practice
"Study Hall" - echoes of earlier formal stages in our preparation for life. But as the Pope has recently reminded us formation is a lifelong task. In that spirit FamVin is beginning a new series "Saturday Study Hall" which for the most part will draw on articles in...
Vincentian saints and blesseds since 1660
by John Freund, CM | Oct 14, 2013 | Vincentian Family
In the more than 300 years since Louise and Vincent many people have been inspired to lead heroic lives of service of those who are poor and marginalized. Click on the link and let your mouse roll over the graphics at the bottom of the screen to learn more about these...
Beatification of 14 Congregation of the Mission Martyrs of Spanish Civil War
by Famvin Media Resources | Oct 8, 2013 | Congregation of the Mission, Vincentian Family
Beatification of 14 Vincentian Martyrs of Spanish Civil War
27 Daughters of Charity Martyrs – Beatified Oct. 13
by Famvin Media Resources | Oct 6, 2013 | Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Family
They all paid with their lives! On October 13, Pope Francis will beatify 27 Daughters of Charity and one of their lay collaborators who were martyred during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). See their names and faces, and read about this period in history when the...
Frederic and Rosalie – 2 lives intertwined
by John Freund, CM | Sep 9, 2013 | Vincentian Family
Blessed Frederic and his mentor Blessed Rosalie share September 9 in a special way. It is his feast day and her birthday (1786) In celebration of her birth day and their intertwined lives, we offer this presentation about Bl. Rosalie Rendu, Bl. Frederic Ozanam, and...
Ozanam’s spiritual testament
by John Freund, CM | Sep 8, 2013 | Vincentian Family
Six months before Frederic Ozanam died on September 8, 1853 he wrote his final testament. FamVin has obtained, and translated a Powerpoint presentation from Peru of key elements of the final wishes. It is a moving experience to experience his thoughts via this presentation.
Resources for Feast of Bl. Frederic Ozanam, 9 September
by Famvin Media Resources | Sep 3, 2013 | Vincentian Family
New resources in honor of Bl. Frederic’s Feast Day on September 9.
Bl. Frederic Ozanam: Family and Friends
by John Freund, CM | Jul 26, 2013 | Vincentian Family
Fr Ron Ramson's new book on Blessed Frederic Ozanam is now available in hardcover, paperback, and eBook: HOSANNA! Blessed Frederic Ozanam: Family and Friends. In the book, Ron delves into the lives of family and friends who played significant roles in Blessed...
Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati: The Courage to Choose the Narrow Path
by Famvin Media Resources | Jun 28, 2013 | Formation, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Our new presentation on Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati: many photos of Pier Giorgio help tell the story, interspersed with periodic suggestions for meditation and examination of conscience.