World leaders to discuss peace and decent lives for all

[UN-NGO] Sisters Margaret O’Dwyer and Catherine Prendergast, representing the Company of the Daughters of Charity at the United Nations, share the news below from the UN in New York:

World leaders will gather in New York, September 12-25, for the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.   Presidents and prime ministers will be present for what is called “the General Debate,” which begins on Tuesday, September 19th.  During the debate, leaders will offer thoughts on the theme: “Striving for peace and a decent life for all on a sustainable planet.” Read More

Eclipse of the sun in St. Louis, USA

[Province of St. Louise – USA] On August 21, 2017 the moon travelled in a path that crossed the sun and made a total eclipse of the sun.  The path of the total eclipse went across the United States but only in certain areas could one see the total or near-total eclipse.  The area close to St. Louis, Missouri was in the path of totality.

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60 Vincentian Family Martyrs will be beatified in Madrid

170612 martires logo thmb[Provinces of Spain] The 11th of November 60 victims of religious persecution in the 20th century – priests, consecrated and lay people of the Vincentian Family from diverse places of Spain – will be recognized by the Church as martyrs of Christ and beatified in Madrid by Cardinal Amato, delegate of Pope Francis. Read More

Seminarium 2017

170606 Seminarium 2thmb[Motherhouse] The Seminarium is a gathering of Daughters of Charity whose main responsibility is the formation of young Sisters in the Initial Stages of Formation. This is usually held every six years at the Mother House, Paris France.  The Seminarium of 2017 had as its theme: With the Boldness of Charity, Let us Dare to Form for the Future. Read More

Keeping the Flame Burning: Mystics, Communion and Mission.

170520 Bresil 3 thmb[Provinces of Brazil] Between April 20 and 23, 2017, the Third Interprovincial Meeting of Young Sisters was held at the Provincial House of the Daughters of Charity of the Province of Rio de Janeiro. It was attended by Sisters from 10 to 15 years of vocation, from the Provinces of Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Curitiba, totalling 58 participants. Read More

Report of the Visit to Displaced Venezuelans in Brazil

Venezuela 1[Province La Milagrosa Bogotá Venezuela] “To take down from the cross those who are crucified,” is the mission of the Daughters of Charity. For that reason, we responded to the call of the Company in the face of the cries and clamours of our brothers and sisters. Here is what we have seen and heard in the frontier with Brazil, Pacaraima and in Boa Vista: Read More