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New Youth Task Force Meets in Philadelphia

The new Youth Task Force of the Vincentian Family identified four key components of their mission, around which they began to create a shared language: direct service/relationship with those living in poverty; inspired by and appreciative of the love of God; universally inclusive; and charity and justice.

Just Art • Then I Came by Boat

This year, continuing their Just Art program and noting that 40% of people experiencing homelessness in Victoria are under 25 years of age, “Vinnies Victoria” is putting the spotlight on youth poverty.

Community First!

So what does this mean for us in our daily lives? Where can we have compassion outside of our circles in order to build community? Are we really in tune with the needs of our community members?

I am, in some ways, blind

In Mark 10, when Jesus asks a blind man what he wants Jesus to do for him, the man responds, “Rabbi, I want to see.” In these Lenten days, I believe that we, too, are invited to ask Jesus for the same grace.

New Youth Task Force Meets in Philadelphia

New Youth Task Force Meets in Philadelphia

The new Youth Task Force of the Vincentian Family identified four key components of their mission, around which they began to create a shared language: direct service/relationship with those living in poverty; inspired by and appreciative of the love of God; universally inclusive; and charity and justice.

A Story of Organic Leadership

A Story of Organic Leadership

What do you see as the qualities of good leaders? Integrity and honesty - never compromise these. They have a passion for success, wanting to be competitive and come out on top. They have compassion for their people, getting to know them and their families. Great...

Radical Vincentian Hospitality

Radical Vincentian Hospitality

My friend Kerry Alys Robinson writes in an America Magazine article entitled "Why Catholics are called to radical hospitality in these political times," Today, in the midst of acrimonious national disagreement, in the face of heightened anxiety especially for...

Faces of Germantown

Faces of Germantown

The new blog of the St. Vincent DePaul Young Adult Center is just a beautiful project to behold! The Young Adult Center is a nonprofit house that hosts service retreat groups from high schools and colleges that follow the Vincentian teachings. The blog was started by...

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