UN announces humanitarian aid plan for Venezuela

[UN-NGO]Our Sisters representing the Company of the Daughters of Charity at the United Nations share this news from the UN:

Famvin has consistently run a statement of Vincentian Family solidary with the suffering people of Venezuela.  You may wonder, “What is the UN doing?”

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Meeting of Provincial Councils of Slavic Countries

[Province of Warsaw, Poland] From August 5 to 12, 2019 the Warsaw Province of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Poland hosted the Provincial Councils of Slavic Countries in Łbiska. The Visitatrices,  Father Directors and other members of the Councils from: Albania, Slovenia, Slovakia and three Polish Provinces: Chełmno-Poznań, Krakow and Warsaw came to this meeting. Read More

United Nations High Level Political Forum

[UN-NGO]Our Sisters representing the Company of the Daughters of Charity at the United Nations share this news from the UN:

How have the Daughters of Charity engaged with the High Level Political Forum (HHLPF) at the United Nations in New York July 9-18?    The Forum is an annual event during which some countries are reviewed based on their progress in achieving the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Read More

At the service of homeless people

[Province of Curitiba – Brazil] The Province of Curitiba, in 2010, on the Jubilee of the 350th anniversary of the Founders’ death, began a project with Homeless People. This reality directly and daily challenges our Charism: to serve the poorest of the poor with humility, simplicity, and charity. St. Joseph Welcome House is a space created to welcome this population, which teaches us to live the Gospel passage in a radical way: “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me.” (Matt: 25, 35-36) Read More

Formation Meeting of Alcala de Henares Diocesan Penitentiary Pastoral Care

[Province of Madrid – Saint Luise] Madrid I, II and VII Pastoral Care teams for the Penitentiary Centres met on June 15thto continue our formation, sharing, evaluating, and projecting. We cannot stay with the “already learned”, our service has to be of a quality and human content; we have already dealt with formation but the “Spiritual Accompaniment” based on the Gospel (Lk 24, 32-25) needs to be taken again. Read More

Daughter of Charity, receives a Civil Merit Medal

[Province of the Caribbean] Wednesday, June 19, King Felipe VI of Spain celebrated his five years as the Spanish monarch. He wanted to celebrate it by awarding the Civil Merit Medal to ordinary people who are building a better Spain. One of those chosen was Sister Monica, a daughter of Charity from Madrid-San Vicente Province.  She is a missionary in Haiti. Read More

The silent work of the Daughters of Charity in Haiti

[Province of del Caribe] A few days ago the web page: www.periodicolaperla.com published news about the work of the Daughters of Charity in Port-au-Prince. In the area of La Plaine, just outside Port-au-Prince, 5 sisters, 2 Spanish, one Haitian and one Polish, attend a medical and a day center for elderly people, which is the only help for many of their neighbors. In this neighborhood, like many others in the Haitian capital, where most houses do not have electricity or water, where the streets are not asphalted and there are mountains of garbage everywhere, breakfast and food provide by the sisters in the day center are the only food that some of these people receive. Read More

“The joy of being a Daughter of Charity”

[Province of Warsaw] In the Motherhouse, from April 29 to May 13, 2019, the International Session of the Spiritual and Vincentian Renewal for the Sisters from 11 to 24 years of vocation took place. It ran under the motto: “The joy of being a Daughter of Charity.” In total 74 Sisters participated. They came from Africa, Central, North and South America, Asia and Europe. The meeting was translated into 8 languages. Read More