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Invitation for III Encounter of the Vincentian Family

The International Formation Center, located in Paris, convokes the III Encounter of the Vincentian Family (April 10th – May 11th, 2018).   The Vincentian Family is composed of more than 225 branches of consecrated and lay persons.  These many men and women follow in the footsteps of Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac, Frederic Ozanam, […]

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Icon of Charity: With Light in the Eyes • A Video from Fr. Tomaz Mavrič, CM

Icon of Charity: With light in the eyes. The third video of the current series of reflections presents the triptych with the icon of St. Vincent dePaul written by Polish iconographer Mariola Bicho-Zajączkowska and inspired by Fr. Luigi Mezzadri, CM on the occasion of 400th anniversary of Vincentian Charism. Both of them tell us shortly […]

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Blessed Marcantonio Durando, C.M. – Mercy Units of Turin

A Short Life of Blessed Marcantonio Durando (1801-1880) found on, 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.

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