FHA Commission member Dame Louise Casey has been appointed by the UK Prime Minister to lead a review into rough sleeping in the country.
Articles for Vincentian Family Homeless Alliance
Vincent faced a problem of homelessness in his day. It is amazing what he did! This is our heritage!
The UN has adopted the first resolution defining homelessness and asking countries to measure it.
Members of the Famvin Homeless Alliance and the wider Vincentian Family are helping to develop Catholic Social Teaching in the area of homelessness.
With the meeting the Famvin Rwanda committee we hope, with God’s grace, that good plans will be made to shelter more homeless people.
When leaving these hills, I knew that I must do more. That I must do better. Because I only held one little hand – but there are millions more reaching out.
He looked at me with tears in his eyes and without the need for any words they seemed to quietly, pleadingly ask me, ‘Why?’
For the first time, Superiors and Presidents of the more than 150 branches that make up the Vincentian Family will meet in Rome, Italy from January 8 to 12, 2020.
But, after a few years, we came to understand that we had to live out our faith through befriending people living on the streets.
The 13 Houses Campaign is one-year-old today!
With the passing of the years, the process of urbanization has expanded and as a result, the social problems have become more heightened and intense.
Whether or not St. Vincent would have organized a sleep-out, he certainly gives us an example of doing new things and speaking to powerful people in order to carry out his work.