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Articles from the Famvin News Archive

Be the Voice of the Poor!

Protect Those Living in Poverty from the "Fiscal Cliff". There are many powerful lobbies in Washington. But who is lobbying for  the "least of my brothers and sisters"? Sheila Gilbert, President of the National Council of the SVDP USA, writes.. Tell Your Senators and...

“Homeless … but not helpless”

A Place Like This! a powerful  90 second trailer "about a place where homeless never means helpless..." The St Vincent de Paul Society has teamed up with the prominent Australian agency George Patterson Y&R Sydney to produce a documentary offering a unique insight...

What to DO After Newtown

Amanda writes... "The real reason I'm writing is not to point you to spiritual and theological articles/blogs about yesterday (though that is nice), but rather to suggest what you can do next." However she also compiles a list of "great articles by people who do have...

Vincent’s Street Children Today

What would Vincent or Louise have done if they found children roaming the streets fending for themselves after a killer earthquake? We know the answer, and that’s what Father Fredy Eli, a  Haitian Vincentian, did. Special Edition  - Newsletter Vincentian Family Haiti...

Newton Tragedy – A Vincentian prays

Father Bob Stone, CM, Chaplain, National Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton, composed the following prayer as our country grieves  the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, COnnecticut.May the coming  celebration of the Birth of Jesus Christ help us all to experience...

All beatitudes are 140 characters

Have you ever noticed that all the Beatitudes are 140 characters or less? Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall possess the earth. Blessed are...

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