Vincentian Women

August 14: International Women’s Day in the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

This is the third year that the International Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) celebrates Women’s Day, on the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Amélie Ozanam (wife of founder Frederic Ozanam).

Vincentian Prayer Images: St. Vincent on the Role of Women

St. Vincent de Paul 1658 “do we not have an obligation to give women their rightful place in the Church?”

Adaptation – The Genius of Vincent in Recognizing Lay Women

Over time these confraternities became the principal means through which de Paul engaged with devout Catholic women, who were excluded by their sex from expressing their faith through the functions of ordained ministry but aspired to find alternative means of doing so.

LCUSA heads to New Orleans with new leadership

Gayle Johnson handed over the gavel to Mary Ann Dantuono as the Ladies of Charity heads to New Orleans with new leadership. They will focus on the theme “Vincentian Women Changing Communities with Joy and Hope”

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