On the feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8 the Vincentian Family also celebrates these occasions that add to the joy and depth of the day: the canonical establishment of the Confraternity of Charity in 1617, one of the four major feasts chosen by the Society of St. Vincent DePaul in 1834, and, on or near Dec. 8, The Sisters of Charity make an annual devotional renewal of their vows. For more details and a YouTube video, click here.
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Four presentations from Fr. Robert Maloney, CM on Advent Mary, Advent Joesph, Advent John the Baptist, and Advent Isaiah.
For her feast day on November 28, a new presentation on The Solitude of St. Catherine Labouré.
For a new video celebrating the Founding of the Company of the Daughters of Charity on November 29, 1633, click here.
For a feature on the Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal on November 27, highlighting the Mary’s Miraculous Medal Family Facebook page, click here.
November 12 is the Feast of St. Agostina Pietrantoni. See her inspiring story in this new presentation.
To celebrate the anniversary of the establishment of the Sisters of Charity Federation in the Vincentian and Setonian Tradition, we highlight our collection of resources related to the Sisters.
Browse our collection of prayers written for Vincentians.
October 17 is the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Click here for more information, to see video stories of people around the world who are overcoming poverty, and to see how you can get involved.
On October 13, Pope Francis will beatify 27 Daughters of Charity and one of their lay collaborators, and 11 Priests and 3 Brothers of the Congregation of the Mission, who were martyred during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). Read about the Daughters of Charity, see their names and faces, and watch a YouTube video produced by Sister Angeles Infante. For a presentation of the CMs’ bios, and a YouTube video, click here.
On October 13, Pope Francis will beatify 27 Daughters of Charity and one of their lay collaborators who were martyred during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). Read about this, see their names and faces, and watch a YouTube video produced by Sister Angeles Infante.
The new presentation entitled “Real, Simple: St. Vincent de Paul” contrasts Vincent’s simplicity with the great disconnect between image and substance in our modern culture. Based on writings of Fr. Thomas McKenna, CM. Also browse our entire collection of resources related to St. Vincent.
In this final installment of the Vincentian Year of Faith series, we examine the way St. Vincent looked at evangelization. Some of the principles: Evangelization is directed toward the whole person: that is, toward the mind, the spirit, the heart and the body. Evangelization is a process that reaches out to all people. Very often the poor (without even realizing it) will reveal Jesus to us. See the full presentation here.