Verbania Pallanza: two centenarian birthdays

[Province San Vincenzo Italia] Casa Santa Luisa is a residence surrounded by greenery on Lake Pallanza, a few steps from “Villa Taranto”, where the Daughters of Charity share a serene community life. The structure currently houses 61 sisters. There are large rooms dedicated to conviviality and small chapels where you can gather in prayer. Read More

The Fight Against Human Trafficking: What Must I Do?

[Province Of St. Louise-USA] Approximately 60 people gathered at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Macon, GA on Saturday, November 3 for a workshop on Human Trafficking sponsored by the Daughters of Charity and the local Vincentian Family. Drawing from the ultimate Vincentian question in the face of human suffering, “What must be done?” the title of the gathering was The Fight Against Human Trafficking – What Must I Do? Read More

Brown Cross of Merit for the Daughter of Charity

[Province of Warsaw, Poland] The Ostrołęka county office of the Mazovian Voivodeship Board of Education has organized an annual ceremony on the occasion of National Education Day. During that ceremony teachers and educational employeesfrom several neighboring countiesreceived awards and prizes. The ceremony took place in Ostrów Mazowiecka on 11 October this year. Read More

Homeless Project – Province of Our Lady of the Mission

[Province America–South] Sister Maria Isabel informed us that on October 22 we received a letter from our Superioress General about ‘Famvin Alliance with homeless people’. In our Province, we have two projects with the homeless.  The first one is in Asunción, Paraguay, in the Sagrada Familia neighborhood, where we assist families displaced by floods. Sister Maria Dolores and Sister Teresita Gimenez have accompanied this group of 50 families.

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Prison Ministry Awareness

[Province of Madrid – Santa Luisa] Our meeting on October 16 began as usual with a prayer. There were many hopeful and beautiful expressions making us feel like, “The pilgrim family in the Penitentiary Pastoral Care”. Read More

San Pellegrino Terme: Feast for our Sisters

[Province of San Vincenzo – Italy] The parish community of San Pellegrino (BG) joined its Sisters to celebrate the anniversaries of their entry into the Company of the Daughters of Charity.  This gesture indicates the love and mutual respect that runs between the Sisters and San Pellegrino. It is an act of praise to God, gratitude for the gift received, a prayer to accompany them always and to help us to take an example and benefit from it.

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The embers time

[España-Sur Province (SAM)] Of all the images to represent this stage of life, I have chosen as the most appropriate “the ember age”. Embers that have lost their flame, but continue to warm because they are still alive. This is what our life should be like, embers of hope through words and attitudes of flamboyant tenderness towards anyone who comes near looking for warmth: the people who live with us or those whom we serve. What a joy to reach 60 plus years! remaining faithful to the invitation of the Lord: “Come and see!” Read More

Sending on Mission in the Province of Curitiba

[Province of Curitba] On September 1, 2018, the Province of Curitiba joyfully celebrated the Sending on Mission of three Sisters: Claudiane dos Santos Souza, Fabiana Bueno and Ilizabeth Correa. After completing their seminary, they will now continue their mission as Daughters of Charity and their formation as Young Sisters in the houses of the Province. Read More

Medal of Extremadura to Sister Cristina Arana Astigarra

[Province Spain-South] Sister Cristina Arana Astigarraga is one of the seven outstanding people honoured with Extremadura Medal for her dedicated life to vulnerable people. Other Laureates were Mr Angel Sastre Canelas, Don Benito journalist; Mme. Maria Victoria Gil Alvarez, researcher; Extremadura Federation of Music Bands; Manantial Folk Group; the late painter Mr Jaime de Jaraiz and Mr Gonzalo Martín Dominguez, head of Extremadura House in Seville. Read More