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International Vincentian Symposium Promoting Christian-Muslim Dialogue Opens

A conference focusing on inter-religious dialogue between Christians and Muslims with workshops on ways to foster mutual understanding and enrich knowledge of the Catholic and Muslim faith traditions will be held in Pacet, Indonesia from August 7-17, 2011. The theme is “Put Out into the Deep” (Lk. 5:4), and it is sponsored by SIEV, an […]

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Charitys-saint

“Vincent de Paul: Charity’s Saint”

“Vincent de Paul: Charity’s Saint” Click play and hover your mouse in the bottom right corner of the video screen. Click the « Channel » icon to scroll through and access chapters. Click the chapter to watch. In 2010 to celebrate the 350th anniversaries of the deaths of Saint Vincent de Paul (September 27, 1660) and Saint […]

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Bishop Albin Malysiak CM – RIP

Bishop Albin Malysiak CM, bishop-emeritus of Krakow, the oldest bishop in Poland (94 years and 5 weeks) and one of the oldest Confreres in the Province of Poland died. For further information in English visit the English language version of the website of the Province of Poland. Click to enlarge.

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English history of the Congregation

This work, the first general history of the Congregation, was begun by Luigi Mezzadri, C.M., and the late José María Román, C.M. They published the first volume in 1992, and it was soon translated from Italian into Spanish, French, and Polish. The English volume appeared in 2009. In all, six volumes will appear in English. […]

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Video – « Vincentian Family and the Patrimony Project »

The video clip (4:20 min in lenght)  titled « The Vincentian Family and the Patrimony Fund Project »,  focuses on the  groups:  Vincentian Lay Missionaries,  Vincentian Marian Youth,  and the Miraculous Medal Association,  as beneficiaries of the Patrimony Fund Project. In December 2010, the Vincentian Solidarity Office indicated it was continuing to work towards matching a challenge […]

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Review – The Humanitarian work of Pedro Opeka

The humanitarian work of P. Pedro Opeka, CM This is the title that Jesús María Silveyra, the author of numerous literary and testimonial works, gives to his biographical work on Rev. Pedro Opeka, an Argentinean Vincentian from Slovenia. This work has just been published by CEME. I had the privilege of living with Pedro Opeka […]

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Pedro Borguny and Le Vacher

A mature fruit of the mission of the sons of Saint Vincent in Algiers We do not know with certainty if Saint Vincent walked on African soil as a slave.  We cannot deny, however, his knowledge of the piracy that occurred on the Mediterranean and of the evils that were inflicted upon the poor slaves.  […]

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Daughter of Charity recognized as martyr

The Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints announced July 1 that the Pope authorized the congregation to promulgate the following decrees: … MARTYRDOM Servant of God Marguerite Rutan, professed sister of the Congregation of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, born in 1736 and killed at Dax, France on […]

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CIF formation program for Brothers

Tim Willians writes: «  The FamVin Francophone Site reports that this week, at the Maison-Mère in Paris, CIF (Centre for International Formation) will begin its first session dedicated to the Brothers of the Congregation of the Mission. There are about forty Brothers attending. Hopefully some photos will be available at a later date. For more […]

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