Walking with the Poor
The Congregation of the Mission, often known as Vincentian Fathers and Brothers or Lazarists, is a community of Roman Catholic priests and brothers founded by St. Vincent de Paul in 1625 for the evangelization of the poor and the formation of the clergy. This year the Vincentians celebrate 200 years of service in America.
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Vincentian Universities express solidarity with undocumented

According to the Washington Post… St. John’s and DePaul were among a group of universities expressing solidarity with undocumented students. More than 70 leaders in Catholic higher education have signed a statement of solidarity with undocumented students, urging protection for those who arrived in the United States as children at a time when the incoming […]

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New International Spiritual Advisor of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul

New International Spiritual Advisor of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul

The Council General International (CGI) of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVP) is very happy to introduce to everyone our new International Spiritual Advisor, Rev. Fr. Robert P. Maloney, C.M. Rev. Fr. Robert P. Maloney, C.M. was the 23rd Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission (CM), serving on this capacity from 1992 […]

Father Vincent Taught Us That! • “Contributions” #8

Father Vincent Taught Us That! • “Contributions” #8

This is the eighth of a series of formation packages meant for individual or group study which was introduced in “The Contributions of the Vincentian Charism to the Mission of the Church: A Formation Journey.” In that article, we also suggested a “Lesson Plan” for use in groups. There has been such an evolution in […]

Thanksgiving Meal – Dividing?  Transforming?

Thanksgiving Meal – Dividing?  Transforming?

Judging from internet posts, many people experienced political indigestion as they celebrated the traditional American Thanksgiving meal. This stands in stark contrast to the experience of another meal of thanksgiving described in the Academy Award winning film. Pope Francis has often talked about his admiration for the film “Babette’s Feast.” In 2010, when the pope […]

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