Interprovincial Meeting of Young Sisters

Where there are religious, there is joy!” Pope Francis

youngsisters4[Provinces of Belo Horizonte, Curitiba and Rio de Janeiro – Brazil] On May 1-3, 2015 the 1st Interprovincial Meeting of Young Sisters up to 10 years-vocation of the Provinces of Curitiba, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte was held at the Provincial House of the Daughters of Charity in Curitiba. In total: 40 Young Sisters  plus 4 Formator-Sisters who accompany us. Read More

Sacramental Catechesis

catechese.afriquecentrale[Province of Central Africa] During our Seminary we have had the joyful opportunity to prepare children for the Sacrament of Baptism and their Solemn Communion. Each Saturday we go to Mpungwe (a center of the Ngoma-Butare Parish) where we have spiritually accompanied more than one hundred thirty children to learn about the sacraments and to live their baptismal commitments; and we have been inspired to live our own. Read More

Meeting of Daughters of Charity under 60 years old

Picture article from Italy[Province of San Vincenzo – Italia] The goal was to meet with each other in order to know one another better and to welcome each other. Hospitality, in fact, was the theme of this encounter of the Daughters of Charity, under 60 years old, held at the end of November in Rome.

The presentations for our reflections were given by three sisters who developed the topic of hospitality from the BIBLICAL, HUMAN and SAINT LOUISE’S points of view. Here are some thoughts arising from their presentations: Read More

VII Interprovincial Meeting of the Vincentian Vocation Ministry in Brazil

interSAVV (Copy)[Province of Fortaleza – Brazil] The VII Interprovincial Meeting of the Vincentian Vocation Ministry of the Provinces of Brazil took place in October 7-12, 2014 at the Provincial House of the Daughters of Charity of the Province of Fortaleza. The theme was “Promoting a Vocational Culture to a better service of the poor”. Besides all 6 Visitatrixes of Brazil, the participants were Daughters of Charity, Congregation of the Mission (members from their 3 Provinces), Religious of Saint Vincent de Paul, and Sisters of Saint Vincent de Paul of Gysegem; 73 people in total. Read More

“The gift of sensitivity at the service of Effective Love

enc_her_1[Province of España Sur] The 10th and 11th of February a group of Daughters of Charity and lay people who work with them, met in the Provincial House of España Sur to enjoy some days of sharing their faith and experiences and acquiring a better formation. The topic chosen was in conjunction with that chosen by the Province for this year for reflection in all our meetings, “Sensitivity”. Read More

Sister Servants’ Meeting

enc_hs_1[Province of España Sur] The Sister Servants of the Province met February 8-9 for two intense days of reflection-and prayer guided by the Director, Fr. José Mª Lopez Aside. He introduced the topic of the two days on the theme, To walk as Daughters of Charity, attentive to the call of the Church. The issue was addressed in three stages: Read More

May 1, Feast of Saint Joseph, entrance to the Seminary

afriquecentrale[Province of Central Africa] What a great joy for all of us ! With the celebration of two feasts, the opening of the month dedicated to Our Lady and the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, we began our Seminary.  We are delighted in our “birth” in the Company of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul.  It is a God-given grace.  We are making a step forward. Read More