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

St. Louise de Marillac School of Miagao at 50

[Province of St. Louise de Marillac – Asia] St. Louise de Marillac School of Miagao (SLMSM) is the only Catholic school in the Municipality of Miagao and 3 other nearby municipalities in Iloilo, Philippines. It is a Secondary School serving around 820 learners since 1969 when it started as a satellite school of Colegio de San Jose, a DC college situated in Iloilo City, 40 kms from SLMSM. Read More

Entrance of Seven postulants

[Province of Mozambique] The preparation for the entrance began with a retreat preached by the Director, Fr Fernando. We had the theme, “To Follow Jesus and the exigencies of vocation”. The Director reiterated that the aim of the encounter with God is to know and let oneself be known. It is necessary to know God in order to respond to his call; for this it is necessary to open up. Read More

“God is born in Lbiska”

[Province of Warsaw] The story of the House for Children in Lbiska dates back to the beginnings of the history of Company of Daughters of Charity in Poland. Responding to the invitation from Marie-Louise Gonzaga, Queen of Poland, St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac sent the first three sisters to the Royal Court in Warsaw. (Priests of the Mission arrived at the court in Warsaw in 1651).  Sisters settled in the then suburbs of Warsaw, now the Powisle district. Read More