“We Go Out to Look for our Brothers on the Streets, Like Jesus with the Missing Sheep”

[Province of Bogota-Venezuela] During the cold nights of Bogotá, you can find groups of six people looking for more than 9500 rough sleep which, according to government data, sleep on the streets of the Colombian capital. Under the coordination of Sister Nohemy Sánchez, the Daughters of Charity and lay people have been working for 22 years with the poorest of the poor in a country marked by internal armed conflict and inequality. Read More

The gleaners of St. Louise

[Province of Sardinia] At the end of the fifties of the last century in the countryside of Campidano, in Sardinia, one could still see farmers reaping wheat with a scythe. And to those who passed near those fields, there were men, women, and children who, like squirrels, would run here and there to collect ears of corn left on the stalk or fallen from the wagon. Read More

“The Lord has been good to us and we are happy.”

[Province of Madrid – Santa Luisa] On August 19 a group of Sisters accompanied by Sr Antonia, Visitatrice, Fr Joaquin, Director, and Sr Rocio, Councillor, began our pilgrimage “Following Vincent’s footsteps. Sr Ascension Larrad, the Sister Servant of Hispano American Association San Fernando in Neuilly-sur-Seine, was waiting for us at the airport. Read More

A Way To Compostela – A Way That Transforms

[Province of Madrid – St. Louise] This summer as Daughters of Charity in the Prison Centers and together with two volunteers, we have set ourselves a new challenge: to make the Way to Santiago with Interns. The goal was to deepen in the insertion and therapy we face in the Prison Ministry, which we carry out inside the Prison Center Madrid – I. Read More

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