International Vincentian Session – August 30 – September 28, 2013

session1[Motherhouse] Five Sisters coming from the four corners of the earth (Indonesia, India, Brazil, Nigeria) and working for a time of service at the Motherhouse put together the “fruits” they received at this session :

For us, it was truly the right time to renew and deepen our Faith and our Vincentian Charism.  We experienced this time in great joy and in the hope to be transformed by the Holy Spirit into true and good Daughters of Charity. Read More

Integral mission – “To be at the Frontier” – Bolivia

frontera 4[Bolivia] This is not an advertising slogan, more or less attractive, provocative.  It is a where we believe that it is necessary to find a place to better serve Christ in the poor… The Mission “To be at the Frontier”, is an Exciting, Prophetic reality that we have been living for approximately 3 years at one of the borders of Bolivia and Chile: Colchane, Pisiga. Read More

Beatification de Mgr Vladimir Ghika, prince, priest and martyr (1873 – 1954)

ghika.2[Motherhouse] “If you put God into everything you do, you will find God in everything,” writes Mgr Ghika in his book “Pensées pour la suite des jours” (1923, 1961 Edition Beauchesne). This sentence is reflected in his life: son in a royal Romanian family, educated in Romania and France, converted from the Orthodox faith to Catholicism in order “to be a better Orthodox,” as he explained.   Read More

The Vincentians of Sarthe celebrate the Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul

[Province of France North] On 27 September, Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul, the Vincentians of Sarthe met with the expanded Council for the County.  The president of the Lay Fraternity of Vincent de Paul, Isabelle Tellier, joined the meeting and participated in the Feast.  The regional president, Henri Hulin, welcomed the participants as they shared in coffee and pastry.  The meeting opened with prayer. Read More

World Food Day, 16 October 2012

Sister Germaine Price, representing the Company of the Daughters of Charity at the United Nations, shares the news below from the UN in New York: 

[UN-NGO]Agricultural cooperatives – key to feeding the world” is the theme chosen by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), for the 2012 World Food Day observances. It has been chosen to highlight the role of cooperatives in improving food security and contributing to the eradication of hunger and correlates with the United Nations designation of 2012 as “International Year of Cooperatives.” Read More