Articles for Vincentians of Wherever

Simplicity: My Vincentian Story

“I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once.” -John Green My Vincentian Story begins in a church. As I grew up and learned about Catholicism, I always felt as if there was something missing. When I came to DePaul and learned the story of St....

Advocating for Children — Vincentians of Wherever

Maria Rodriguez always wanted to be a lawyer. At St. John’s University, she majored in sociology. She also learned about St. Vincent de Paul’s dedication to serving others and decided to use her legal knowledge to help those in need. “St. John’s mission of serving...

Inspired to Serve

Coming into contact with a Vincentian University has changed many lives. From their "10 under 10" series, here's a story of someone inspired by the charism at St. John's University. When the financial crisis hit, Elisa Sciortino was a recent St. John’s graduate who...

Meet Graciela Covarrubias: Vincentian in Action

Graciela Covarrubias takes the Vincentian question, "What must be done?" to heart. When this third-year student observed her peers having trouble defining DePaul's mission, she decided to take action. "Over time, I noticed that other students couldn't explain DePaul's...

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