Interprovincial Meeting of Initial Formation Sisters of Spain

[Provinces of Spain] An Initial Formation meeting took place from 28 November to 1 December in Los Almendros (Madrid). We were joined by Lola Arrieta and Cova Orejas, Carmelite Sisters of Charity of Vedruna, who participate in the well-known Accompaniment Project “Ruaj”. They were in charge of presenting the theme: “The story of one’s life lived as a vocation” and giving us the tools to achieve the goal we set at the beginning: Rethinking our life as a vocation and remembering the near past by keeping it in our hearts and opening ourselves to the future with thankful and hopeful faith. Read More

Listening to the Poor – Future Interprovincial Community in a crucial place

[Spanish Provinces] Sr Carmen Pérez, General Councillor, and four Visitatrixes of Spain arrived at the Melilla Airport mid-morning on June 30th. Sr María Pilar and two Councillors of-España-Sur and Father Jesús María González, Vincentians San Vicente España Province, came to welcome them. They began a marathon visit, accompanied by the President and Delegate of Melilla Cáritas since the planned project will be in collaboration with them. Read More

Beatification of 60 Vincentian Martyrs in Madrid: “Witnesses and Prophets of Faith and Charity”

 More than 3,000 members of the whole Vincentian Family attended this great event along with our General Superiors and several members of their Councils.

After a long period of preparation, there were several acts of preparation for the great event that took place the previous day. Solemn Vespers was in the Miraculous Medal Basilica, where both general Superiors greeted the attendees and some relatives of the martyrs presented their testimonies. Read More