December 18 is the feast day of Blessed Némésia Valle, a Sister of Charity of St. Jeanne Antide Thouret, a branch of the Vincentian Family.
Vincentian Family Blesseds
December 10: Feast Day of Bl. Marcantonio Durando, C.M.
by Famvin Media Resources | Dec 13, 2019 | Formation
This week we celebrate the feast day of Blessed Marcantonio Durando, C.M., who became known as the “St. Vincent of Italy”.
Nov. 9: Beatification of Sr. Rosalie Rendu, D.C.
by Famvin Media Resources | Nov 8, 2019 | Formation
Nov. 9 is the anniversary of the beatification of Sr. Rosalie Rendu, D.C. 16 years ago. Here is a brief account of the events of Nov. 9, 2003 and a video about Blessed Rosalie.
Why children need heroes
by John Freund, CM | Apr 20, 2013 | Uncategorized
Caroline Myss writes on Why Children Need Heroes How about celebrating our heroes in faith and life... Children need heroes in their lives almost as much as they need their parents. I said "almost" but it's a close second. I realize that this may strike many people as...
Resources for Frederic Ozanam 200th Birthday
by Famvin Media Resources | Apr 20, 2013 | Formation
VinFormation offers two new presentations on Blessed Frederic. In the first, Frederic Ozanam: Social Justice Vision + Personal Action, we see how Ozanam defended the Truths of the Faith and assisted the poor in post-Revolutionary France, setting the stage for the Catholic Social Thought of today.
Ozanam on being truly Catholic
by John Freund, CM | Feb 13, 2013 | Vincentian Family
In 1850 speaking to a Conference in Florence, Blessed Frederic Ozanam recalled the beginnings of the Society of St. Vincent dePaul: "Those reproaches were justified and we certainly deserved them. We therefore said to ourselves: Well then, let us set to work ! Let our...