[Province of Ireland] Strength and stability are said to be among the qualities to celebrate at a fifth or “wood” anniversary. In designating 2020 as the beginning of a “multi-year Laudato Si’ roll-out plan”,Pope Francis invites us to strengthen and stabilise our faith in a new way. Read More
[Province Belgique–France–Suisse] This word, spoken countless of times all over the world since the beginning of this year and experienced by just as many people, has caused physical, sociological, psychological, economical affliction as well as various adversities; its scope will unfold in succeeding months. However, it has also brought exceptional outpouring of generosity, both spiritually and corporally. For a brief moment, let us «turn the medal» (one of St. Vincent de Paul’s famous expressions) and dare to see «lockdown» with hearts filled with hope…
[Province of Santa Luisa, Spain] During this period of the pandemic, the Saint Vincent de Paul program had to adapt its services to the present circumstances. People now have to wait in line outside to receive a meal pack when it used to be served on a tray, seated at table. The meal, now in a plastic container, includes meat with potatoes, an omelet sandwich, a sardine sandwich and fruit. A recipient who is an artist, expressed his gratitude with a beautiful drawing (see below).
[Province of Warsaw – Poland] The Daughters of Charity of the Warsaw Province, Poland, had the incredible joy of meeting the First Lady of the Republic of Poland. Mrs. Agata Kornhauser-Duda arrived in the afternoon of June 9, 2020 at the Provincial House. Safety precautions were taken for this meeting; everyone wore face masks. Read More
[Province of Belo Horizonte – Brazil] The year 2020 marks the celebration of the 50 anniversary of the Province of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Read More
[Province of Nigeria] The Sisters in the Province of Nigeria (serving in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Nigeria) have participated in various ways in the struggle against the Corona virus disease.
[Province of South India] We, the Sisters of the Provincial House Community, responded to the clarion call of the Covid -19 by distributing the provision kits and hygiene products to 1500 families from the slums as well as to migrant workers and other poor people in the streets. Read More
[Province of Ireland] The earth our common home is suffering. Misuse, often through lack of reverence and thought, has impelled us to seek profit rather than to care for God’s earth – our most precious gift. We have taken our beautiful home for granted which in the words of Pope Francis is ‘looking more and more like an immense pile of filth’ (Paragraph 20). May 24th this year marks the 5th anniversary of the publication of Laudato Si’. Read More