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Year of Vincentian Collaboration

Very Rev. Gregory Gay, CM, the Superior General of the Vincentians has declared a “Year of Collaboration” from the Feast of Pentecost, May 24, 2015 to the Feast of Pentecost, May 15, 2016. Our theme is “Together in Christ, We Vincentians make a Difference.” The Vincentian family throughout the world will be celebrating and giving […]

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Sr. Frances Ryan, D.C. Receives Award

Sister Frances Ryan, D.C., was honored at Founder’s Day for Bonaventure House, a residence for HIV-AIDS persons, by the Alexian Brothers and staff, with the highest award for Aids Ministry and a hand carved wooden statue of St. Bonaventure carrying a sick person in his arms. The award recognizes the establishment of Caritas Center at […]

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St. John’s Prep Pilgrimage to Miraculous Medal Shrine

On November 11, St. John’s Prep Junior Ladies of Charity sponsored its annual pilgrimage to the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Germantown, Philadelphia. A highlight on the Prep calendar, 55 students departed Astoria bright and early. Arriving in Philadelphia, they were welcomed by Father Miles Heinen, CM. The students viewed a documentary on St. Vincent de Paul: […]

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Stations of the Cross for Vincentian Family

Famvin has prepared a special version of the Stations of the Cross. The original prayers were written by Lynn L’Heureux of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. It can be viewed on a desktop computer, but it also works well on an iPad or a smartphone. Go to the link http://bitly.com/vstations, or scan the […]

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Feast of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Today, January 4th, is the Feast of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. We invite all Ladies of Charity to pray together today and honor this woman of courage, strength and tremendous faith. Click here to download the prayer service that has been provided by the Sisters of Charity Federation. Happy Feast Day!

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Solidarity in Action: The Philippines

Tragedy has left the Phillipines in dire need of our help, both spiritually and materially. First they suffered an earthquake and then super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) struck with a devastating force and loss of life. Ladies of Charity has associations in the Phillipines who are struggling to help in the recovery. AIC-Phillipines’ president Imelda Torres has […]

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Travel to Paris with the Vincentian Family

The Vincentian Family Ministry is organizing an Affiliate Vincentian Pilgrimage to Paris April 4-12, 2014 with an optional extension April 12-14. The trip will include visits to the major attractions in Paris including the Cathedral at Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower as well as stops at Vincentian Heritage sites. The visit will begin with Mass at […]

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2013 Appeal for Madagascar

The following was included in a letter from the LCUSA/AIC Madagascar Twinning Committee: 10 July 2013 Dear Ladies of Charity, As Ladies of Charity we are dedicated to the Mission of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac. We are called to continue the Mission they began in 1617 continuing the fight against all […]

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