Nov. 13 is the feast day of Saint Agostina Pietrantoni. See a SlideShare presentation on her brief but exemplary life.
In preparation for the 400th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Charities (AIC) (1617-2017) by St. Vincent de Paul, a new AIC document, the AIC Charter, was drafted. (This document replaces the Basic Document, published in 1981 and updated in 2001.) Learn the principles behind “what drives the AIC” in this YouTube video and slide presentation.
.famvin’s VinFormation has many resources such as SlideShare presentations, YouTube videos, interactive timelines, games, and more… take a look at the list of “Resources Tagged: St. Vincent” to find ideas for celebrating St. Vincent’s upcoming feast day (September 27).
A new series of Lesson Plans for grade school children is available as an accompaniment to the documentary video, “Journey of Faith: The History of the Vincentians in the United States”. There are six files in all, for three different lesson plans. Each grade level has a Lesson Plan to be given to the Catechist and an Activity Sheet for the students. The classroom breakdown is as follows: Grades 1 to 3, Grades 4 to 6 and Grades 7 to 9. Thank you to Marian A. O’Brien and Fr. Anthony F. Kuzia, C.M., for providing these useful resources. Download the lesson plans, and view the video, here.
Suggestion: As you watch this brief (minute and a half) video, pray for all those in the Vincentian Family around the world who are walking alongside those who are poor today. Click to view the video.
Next month we celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the arrival of 13 Vincentian priests: Father Felix De Andreis, CM. and 12 companions– in Baltimore, July 1816– the first Vincentian Priests to come to the United States. Experience their story in the presentation below.
For more resources like this, visit our collection of Resources Tagged “Congregation of the Mission”.
Learn about Blessed Marguerite in this YouTube video. See how this Daughter of Charity refused to abandon her vocation despite the dangers of the French Revolution.