Vincentian Family Blesseds

Blessed Rosalie Rendu: Heroine Alongside Cholera Victims

Blessed Rosalie Rendu, D.C. was able to remain calm and unshakeable as she organized relief services for her neighbors struck down by disease.

Blessed Anna Maria Janer Anglarill (January 11)

This week we celebrate Blessed Anna Maria Janer Anglarill who established the Sisters of the Holy Family of Urgell, a branch of the Vincentian Family.

Frederic Ozanam: Pioneer and Prophet

Frederic Ozanam’s practical theology foreshadowed seismic shifts in Catholic social theory 100 years into the future.

Congregation of the Mission Martyrs of the French Revolution (September 2)

Blessed Louis-Joseph François, Blessed Jean-Henri Gruyer, Blessed Pierre-René Rogue, Blessed Jean-Charles Caron, and Blessed Nicolas Colin were martyred along with many others during the French Revolution on September 2 and 3, 1792 after they refused to take an oath that would have placed them under the authority of the state.

Pilgrimage to the tomb of Blessed Marta Wiecka

Pilgrimage to the tomb of Blessed Marta Wiecka

Marta Wiecka was a Sister from the Congregation of the Daughters of Charity, who sacrificed her life out of love for her neighbors. She is buried at a Sniatyn cemetery, not far from the chapel of St. John of Nepomuk, whom she venerated. The faithful used to come and...

5 Minutes With Sr. Rosalie Rendu

5 Minutes With Sr. Rosalie Rendu

Spend 5 minutes in quiet reflective thought about Blessed Sister Rosalie with this video based on her correspondence and the witness of her Sisters. You will soon see that she was sensitive to all suffering: “There is something that is choking me and takes away my...

Frederic Ozanam on Building the Good Society

Given the profound questions Pope Francis is raising about our society it might be very instructive to take a few minutes to watch a series of videos in which Dr. Raymond Sickinger, Ph.D. leads discussion of a paper by Dr. David L. Gregory, Ph.D., entitled “Antoine...