Social Work Saint Louise de Marillac – Lorca

[Province of Madrid – Santa Luisa] The community of Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of Lorca, currently formed by 6 Sisters, works in a disadvantaged neighborhood of the city, known as San Pedro, and its main mission is to work for prevention, promotion, and social insertion. All this is with a commitment to justice and rights of people impoverished and excluded from society. Read More

St. Louise de Marillac School of Miagao at 50

[Province of St. Louise de Marillac – Asia] Care for creation is one of the Vincentian core values that St. Louise de Marillac School of Miagao (SLMSM) integrates in its annual plan of action. In collaboration with different villages, this activity has raised awareness of the responsibility of keeping the environment clean and healthy, one that is conducive for LIFE.

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Farewell to the two Daughters of Charity

[Province of Warsaw Poland] On February 25, in the Provincial House of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul in Warsaw, Poland, the last farewell of the two Daughters of Charity: Sister Józefa Słupiańska (aged 107) and Sister Ewa Zgódka (aged 68) took place. Both were nurses. Read More

Visit to El Roble Immigrants’ Centre in Seville

[Province of Spain – South] On February 20, a group of elderly residents of La Milagrosa de Alcalá de Guadaira went to visit the El Roble Emigrants Centre in Seville to learn about one of the works of the Vincentian charism that the Daughters of Charity attend. The experience has been impressive for both the residents and the staff that accompanied them; one of the residents shares her experience: Read More

Albergue San Vicente de Paul A.C. “Rest, eat and tennis shoes to continue on your way”

[Province of  América-South] “Despite new immigration controls, the passage of immigrants through the State has not diminished,” said Elisa Blas Alvarado (better known as “Doña Licha”), a 30-year volunteer at “Albergue San Vicente de Paul AC,” in La Venta del Astillero, Jalisco. According to the National Institute of Migration (INM), about 120,000 Central Americans cross each year through Mexico. Read More