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

Postulants of Latin American Provinces sing

[Latin American Provinces] This presentation was recorded by the Postulants of Latin AmericaProvinces: Provincia del Caribe, Ecuador, Mexico, Our Lady of the Mission, Cali and La Milagrosa Bogotá-Venezuela: These young Postulants have been three months of integration before moving to the Interprovincial  Seminary in Cali, that they started the 27th November,  feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. Read More

Provinces of Curitiba and Recife Sharing World Day of the Poor Activities

[Provinces of Curitiba and Recife] The Sisters of the Province of Curitiba, in response to the appeal of Pope Francis for the Second World Day of the Poor, held various initiatives to meet, reflect, share and raise awareness. Some communities organized moments of prayer during the week preceding the 18th, and a group of Sisters celebrated with the Venezuelan migrants who are in temporary shelter in Curitiba – Paraná. Read More

Days of prayer for the Vincentian Marian Youth

[Province of Warsaw, Poland] Days of prayer were organized for Vincentian Marian Youth (VMY) at the Provincial House in Warsaw (Poland) November 30 to December 2. Seventy-five people took part in it along with those who accompanied them. They were girls and boys from primary, middle and high schools, students and a few people who are already working. This group also included Vincentian Marian Youth from Brest, Belarus. All of them were accompanied by Sisters from various communities of the Provinces who run Marian groups in their area or work with young people in a different way. Read More

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