A Short Life of Blessed Marcantonio Durando (1801-1880) found on vincentians.com, includes the story the Mercy Units, a small network of help centers to which people living in poverty could freely come, knowing that they would be welcomed and helped. They are also a fine example of collaboration among branches of the Vincentian Family.
Taking another look is particularly relevant during Advent as we journey toward the birth of Jesus.
I must admit that I never saw the connection that was hidden in plain sight. In the Eucharist, for those who believe life is changed, not ended.
Visit of Fr. Tomaž Mavrič CM to Madagascar (October 20th – November 6th, 2017) The Vincentian mission in Madagascar was developed from the south to the north. Some three hundred seventy years ago Vincent de Paul sent the first missionaries/pioneers to the area of Fort-Dauphin (today known as Taolagnaro): Fr. Nicolas […]
The wise men and shepherds were seekers. Their lives were not filled up with themselves and their personal needs. They were open and looking for the long-awaited one.
The Advent letter from Father Tomaž Mavrič, CM is a letter with a lot of content. Therefore, to help assimilate it, FamVin offers this presentation of the main ideas.
We present A Sign of Light, another video from the series dedicated to 400th anniversary.
In his Advent letter, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, 25th successor of St. Vincent, invites us to reflect on the Eucharist in the Vincentian tradition and, more particularly, on the experience and spirituality of St. Vincent de Paul.
We may not have a song like “The Twelve Days of Christmas”. But we do have a heritage of service that we celebrate with the feast spread over the last days of November and the beginning of December.
Ralph B. Middlecamp, National President of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, National Council of the United States offers this urgent ACTION ALERT regarding tax reform.