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Admission into the Company of Srs. Letecia, Flora & Selinah

On September 8, 2022 the Admission into the Company of Srs. Letecia, Flora & Selinah was a simple celebration filled with joyful experience. Sr. Liz Smith, Kenya Mission Coordinator, after giving them special welcome into the Company of the Daughters of Charity said to them that: “as you begin your seminary journey let yourselves be shaped and moulded by the potter; our loving God, as C.51 states, that formation is the work of the sister herself prompted by her DESIRE for increasing fidelity to her vocation. You have a desire now. Don’t lose it. Ask God to grant you what ...[Click title to read more]

2022-09-13T16:42:12+01:00September 13, 2022|

Prayer for the Canonization of Blessed Frédéric Ozanam

Prayer for the Canonization of Blessed Frédéric Ozanam Lord, you made Blessed Frédéric Ozanam a witness of the Gospel, full of wonder at the mystery of the Church. You inspired him to alleviate poverty and injustice and endowed him with untiring generosity in the service of all those suffering. In family life, he revealed a most genuine love as a son, brother, husband and father. In secular life, his ardent passion for the truth enlightened his thought, writing and teaching. His vision for our society was a network of charity encircling the world, inspired by St. Vincent de Paul's love, ...[Click title to read more]

2022-09-08T15:33:08+01:00September 8, 2022|

Third anniversary celebration of Amélie Ozanam’s Birth

This year is the third edition of the International SSVP Women’s Day, set up in 2020, on the 200th birth anniversary of Amélie Ozanam. This day is celebrated in tribute to each and every SSVP woman who have taken part, and still do so today, in the ministry of Conferences, bringing their love to their neighbours and their faith to the most needy. Amélie Ozanam, especially recalled on this day, is a clear example and a role model of selflessness, service and unconditional love for God and the mission of the SSVP, always supporting her husband to make his dream come true with his colleagues: ...[Click title to read more]

2022-08-16T15:26:58+01:00August 7, 2022|

DCs Election of New Superioress General

Daughters of Charity New Superioress General   It was with great joy on Monday Nov 8, that the Daughters of Charity elected Sister Françoise Petit Superioress General of the Company of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul. The Vincentian Family in Ireland wish her every blessing for the future.

2021-11-09T21:07:53+00:00November 10, 2021|

SVP – November 2021 Update

A year of crisis but we must look to the future Rose McGowan Rose McGowan, SVP National PresidentPhoto Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography 2020 When I took up my new role as the national president, I never thought that my vision, plans, and hopes for the organisation during my term would be so quickly side-lined.  The pandemic had other plans for me and the Society and the world in general. The past sixteen months have been a time that I know for sure most of us wish to forget.   The litany of difficulties kept growing as 2020 ...[Click title to read more]

2021-10-30T20:50:31+01:00November 4, 2021|

November All Saints-Mark Noonan CM

Feast of All Saints Mark Noonan  CM After this, I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these people, robed in white, and where have they come from?”  Then he said to me, “These are the people who have come out of the great ordeal; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of ...[Click title to read more]

2021-11-02T15:07:40+00:00November 1, 2021|
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