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Articles from the Famvin News Archive

From “setbacks” to “blessings”

Each year Lynn L’Heureux, Special needs co-coordinator & Advisor of the Society of St Vincent de Paul Calgary Alberta Canada, and her husband look forward to delivering Christmas hampers or baskets for those who fall through the cracks at Christmas. This year she...

FAMVIN top ten searches

Among the top 2012 searches on the various sites of the FAMVIN project… Most popular Vincentian posts on Famvin News       Searching for quotations St. Vincent quotes       Searching for information on the Vincentian Family Vincentian Family Calendar Vincentian...

“Band of Sisters” trailer

Band of Sisters tells the story of Catholic nuns and their work for social justice after Vatican II of the 1960s. For Catholics who wonder what became of the nuns they knew in habits and convents many years ago, for activists who may feel profoundly discouraged given...

World Day of Peace

World Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is a feast day dedicated to peace  celebrated on January 1, on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. It was introduced in 1967 and inspired by the encyclicals Pacem in Terris and Populorum...

Pray tiny bit more in the Year of Faith

Looking for a simple way to deepen prayer in the coming year? “Pray just a tiny bit more.” This guest post from Susan Stabile offers an example of a simple  way of building on things that are already a pattern in our lives. In this case it is as simple asmaking...

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