Our founders’ way of living and point of view about God, the belief that true religion is found among the poor and marginalized of society.
Seeing Christ in the Poor
Honoring the preciousness of people and the face of God in them all.
Vincentian Virtues and Charism
The Five Vincentian Virtues, Vincentian Christology, the Blessed Virgin Mary in our Tradition, Spirituality of St. Louise, Setonian Spirituality, Spirituality of Bl. Frederic.
Our Mission In Today’s World
Catholic Social Teaching, Systemic Change, Advocacy, the United Nations NGO, Education, Direct Service, Fundraising.
Who We Are and What We Do
Our Vincentian Mission, Common Elements, Introduction to Vincentian Family Branches.
Vincentian Family Branches
Vincentian Family Branches, Extended Family Tree, the Family on the Web.
Where We Serve
Maps of worldwide locations of the major Vincentian Family Branches.
Ministries & Featured Projects
Traditional Vincentian Ministries (missions, prison ministry, parish ministry, education, health care, direct service and social services), and recent initiatives (Systemic Change Projects, Youth Projects, Microfinance, Collaborative Projects).
Issues We Care About
Priority Issues (Hunger, Water, Sustainable Living, AIDS, Human Trafficking, Access to Basic Health Services, Haiti, Migrants).
Vincentian Formation Resources
Resources for furthering your formation in the Vincentian Charism, including slide presentations, videos, podcasts, and games.
Illustrated timelines of key congregational persons and events.
Presentations, Media & Games
Slide Presentations on Vincentian heritage and values. Educational videos. Audio podcast programs. Educational games to test your knowledge of Vincentian topics, based on popular U.S. television shows.
“Vincentian moments” as a way of teaching and supporting one another. Short video segments, personal anecdotes, lessons learned, storytelling.
eBooks, Books, Arts, CDs, DVDs
Resources that can be ordered from the DePaul University Store or by mail.
- Mobile Apps for Vincentians
Mobile apps and games.
Prayers, Celebrations, Seasonal
Vincentian Prayers and Reflections (Prayer For Homeless Persons, Prayer Before Home Visitation, etc.), resources for specific celebrations (350th Anniversary, Seton Bicentennial, etc.) and seasons (Lent, Advent, etc.)
Resources sorted by recommended audience (small group, large group, youth, leaders, etc.).
- Systemic Change Resources
Learn about systemic change.
- Resources on Our Founders
Learn about Vincent, Louise, Frederic, Elizabeth, Rosalie.
Learn about collaboration for formation, our Virtual Classroom, Online Mentoring; get an introduction to social media tools like Twitter and Facebook as they apply to Vincentians, find out about Famvin’s Online Conferencing, and more.
Study with an experienced Vincentian mentor using email and video conferencing technology.