This month in our Year of Faith series, a new presentation on the life of St. John Gabriel Perboyre, CM, missioner to China and holy martyr. Read about his childhood in southern France, his vocation story, his journey to China, the persecutions and cruel tortures he faced during a year in a Chinese prison, and his unwavering faith.
Just in time for the Daughters of Charity Renovation of Vows, we present this third and final part of the interview with Sr. Elisabeth Charpy, DC. Listen as Sister describes some of the first Daughters of Charity; hear the stories of their varied backgrounds, their different personalities, their experiences, their legacy. Thank you to Sr. Louise Sullivan, DC for conducting and recording this interview.
One of the things that we are going to encounter as we engage in Systemic Change is working with diverse cultures. This presentation, called “One Cloth Many Threads”, talks about both unity and diversity.
Also this month: in our Vincentian Year of Faith series, we celebrate the faith of St. Joan Antida. View the new video on St. Joan and read her inspiring biography.
This month: in our Vincentian Year of Faith series, we celebrate the faith of St. Joan Antida. View the new video on St. Joan and read her inspiring biography.
Two new presentations on St. Louise, one on the evolution of her collaboration with St.Vincent; the other on her leadership style and abilities.
New animated short video for teaching the basic concept of Systemic Change.
New presentation for Lent: quotes from our founders and leaders, along with links to Vincentian almsgiving opportunities. Also this month: in our Vincentian Year of Faith series, we celebrate the faith of St. Francis Regis Clet.
New presentation for Lent: quotes from our founders and leaders, along with links to Vincentian almsgiving opportunities.
Also this month: in our Vincentian Year of Faith series, we celebrate the faith of St. Francis Regis Clet. View the new presentation based on “A Fresh Look at Francis Regis Clet” by Thomas Davitt, CM.
In celebration of her feast day, we offer this presentation about Bl. Rosalie Rendu, Bl. Frederic Ozanam, and the power of Vincentian collaboration, based on excerpts from “Unfolding the Legacy: Key Figures in the Tradition” by Betty Ann McNeil, DC.
New downloadable presentation on St. Elizabeth’s way of educating in the Vincentian tradition. Read more
Also featured: Continuing our Year of Faith series from a Vincentian perspective: this month highlights the faith of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Learn about her journey of faith and her practice of Catholicism in everyday life. Read more
The Design and Meaning of the Miraculous Medal (Nov. 27): Learn how the symbols on the front and back of the Miraculous Medal point to scripture and Church tradition.
The Message of St. Catherine Labouré (Nov. 28): The International JMV (Vincentian Marian Youth) produced this video in which Sr. Marìa A. Infante, DC reflects on the message of St. Catherine that is directed to us in the present era.
Foundation of the Company of the Daughters of Charity (Nov. 29): Browse our collection of over 25 featured resources related to the Daughters of Charity.
Read about Mother Xavier Ross and her little band of Sisters as they journey from Nashville, Tennessee to Leavenworth, Kansas.
Currently featuring the presentation Humility, a resource from our collection on the Vincentian Virtues, an illustrated adaptation of “The Spirituality of the Daughters of Charity” by Sr. Anne Prévost, DC.
Observe Pope Benedict XVI’s Year of Faith from a Vincentian perspective. Month 1: How St. Vincent Opens the Door of Faith for Us; The Power of the Vincentian Message for Evangelization Today; St. Vincent’s Truths of Faith, quotes from St. Vincent and more. Go to Door of Faith: St. Vincent de Paul. Each month we will feature a different Vincentian Saint, founder, or branch.
Also this month: on October 27 we celebrate the anniversary of the Sisters of Charity Federation.
You may have noticed that VinFormation has a new site layout and a new style! All of the old pages and features are still there, but they’ve been re-organized into easily browse-able categories. (For an example, check out this page which lists all presentations, video, audio, and games.)
Also, a new “Find” page offers many ways to quickly find what you’re looking for.
Take a peek at the difference and try it out for yourself! http://vinformation.famvin.org