After listening to the council, I have approved the creation of the VIN-JPIC: Vincentian International Network for Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation.
The General Council would like, in the coming six years, to understand better the overall situation in the areas of Initial Formation, Formation of Formators, and Pastoral Work for New Vocations on the level of the whole Congregation.
Folleville is waiting for us. It is waiting for us in so many parts of the world, in cities, villages: small, medium-size, big. In all the continents, there are Follevilles: the experience of spiritual poverty that Vincent experienced in Folleville so much, now in today’s world, as well, in all the continents.
TEMPO FORTE CIRCULAR (27 February – 3 March 2017) My dear confreres, May the grace and peace of Jesus be always with us! On Sunday, 26 February 2017, we began the Tempo Forte with a time for reflection that was directed by Father Luigi Mezzadri, CM. Father used an icon (painted by the Polish artist, […]
The Superior General’s Visit to the Alberoni College in Piacenza, Italy The Superior General, Father Tomaž Mavrič, CM, visited there on 19-20 February. He spent two days sharing with the seminarians and the formation community. The superior, Father Erminio Antonello, welcomed him on 19 February and he immediately met the 12 Vincentian seminarians who are […]
Father Tomaž Mavrič explains the revised official Vincentian calendar. Rome, 8 March 2017 To all the members of the Congregation of the Mission To all the Daughters of Charity To all members of the Vincentian Family Dear Confreres, Sisters, and members of the Vincentian Family, May the grace and peace of Jesus be always with […]
[T]he Common Rules and the Constitutions will become the base and source of all the reﬂections in the Advent and Lenten letters, as well as the letter for the feast of our Founder, in the following six years, leading to our next General Assembly in 2022.
Today we begin presenting a new video series with the messages from the Superior General, Tomaž Mavrič, CM. These videos are addressed to the entire Vincentian Family in this Jubilee Year celebrating the 400th anniversary of the birth of our charism, the great inheritance that Saint Vincent de Paul left us. These three videos place […]
Celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the origin of the Vincentian Charism 1617-2017 With the words: I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matthew 25:35), the worldwide Vincentian Family inaugurates a Jubilee Year … a time during which it celebrates the four hundredth anniversary of the origin of its charism of service on behalf […]
Fr. Tomaž Mavrič CM, Superior General, writes of the significance, hopes, and plans for the Jubilee Year of the 400th Anniversary of the Vincentian Charism.