Let’s remember what we learned during COVID-19, especially how we managed to maintain our personal relationship with those who, in addition to the daily challenges of living in poverty, must now weather the effects of the pandemic.
Vincentians as Storytellers
by John Freund, CM | Jan 22, 2020 | Formation, Justice and Peace, Reflections, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Systemic change
Vincentians can be the storytellers to policy makers and others who may never “see” poverty in all of its forms.
Culture of encounter and Vincentians
by John Freund, CM | Sep 24, 2015 | Formation, News
Culture of encounter and Vincentians - In his address to the Bishops of the United States Pope Francis said "we are...
Where in the World are Vincentians? – Try Oceania
by John Freund, CM | Aug 2, 2015 | News, Vincentian Family
Where in the world are Vincentians? - Try Oceania - In this case Vincentians refers to the Congregation of the Mission rather than the Society of St. Vincent dePaul. For information about what they are doing visit their website http://vincentians.org.au/ or try their...
How do Irish Vincentians speak up for the marginalized?
by John Freund, CM | Jul 22, 2015 | News
How do Irish Vincentians speak up for the marginalized? John-Mark McCafferty is Head of Social Justice and Policy with the National Office of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP). He leads and coordinates the policy and advocacy work of SVP and informs and shapes...
“Repair the world” Tikkun Olam for Vincentians
by John Freund, CM | May 22, 2015 | Formation
“Together in Christ, we Vincentians make a Difference.”
Free food in public refrigerator – Pro? and Con?
by John Freund, CM | May 7, 2015 | News
Why not put a refrigerator on the street for the hungry and homeless to access?
Vincentian – There but for the grace of God…
by John Freund, CM | Jan 20, 2015 | Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentian Family
I realized that the poor and those in need did not bring it on themselves in most cases, as people accuse them of. I also realized: “There but for the grace of God go I.”
Who are Vincentians?
by John Freund, CM | Jan 15, 2015 | Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentian Family
“As a Vincentian, I am privileged to be called to serve those in poverty, inspired by the spirit of St. Vincent. ” So, who are the Vincentians? What are their characteristics?
Vincentians and New Evangelization
by John Freund, CM | Dec 20, 2014 | Evangelization, Formation
Vincentians and New Evangelization – a presentation by Celestino Fernandez to the Formation Sessions for the leaders of the Vincentian Family (Paris, January 18th, 2014)
New leadership for Vincentians in USA
by John Freund, CM | Jun 6, 2014 | Vincentian Family
The Provincials of the the Congregation of the Mission in the USA elected Father Ray Van Dorpe, CM as the new President of the National Conference of Visitors of the United States . Fr. Van Dorp is currently Provincial of the Western Province of the Congregation of...
Vincentian Family faces catastrophic floods
by John Freund, CM | Apr 8, 2014 | Congregation of the Mission, Daughters of Charity, Disasters and Responses, Vincentian Family
The Vincentian Family lives and ministers in this area hit with catastrophic floods. According to Independent Catholic News... "At least 19 people have died and 40 are missing due after huge floods hit the Solomon Islands and in particular the capital Honiara. In one...