From Roscommon to Tanzania!

Vincentian Lay Missionaries Update   Sr Rufine with members of the women’s empowerment group       VLM currently have a volunteer on a placement in Tanzania. Jane, from County Roscommon, is volunteering with the Daughters of Charity in Masanga, Tanzania. She is working with two of their projects – the Women’s Empowerment Project and the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Programme. The women’s project is focused on income generation and raising the confidence and self-esteem of local women.     Jane pictured with teams from the soccer league The FGM is a unique program that aims ...[Click title to read more]

2022-12-08T10:23:43+00:00December 8, 2022|

Vincentian Family Schools Gathering

Irish Vincentian Schools This week saw a very exciting first for the Vincentian Family in Ireland - a gathering of the six Vincentian schools from across the island! Student representatives from St. Vincent's Castleknock College, St. Paul's College Raheny, Caritas College Ballyfermot, St. Louise's Comprehensive College Belfast, St. Mary's Holy Faith Glasnevin, and Holy Faith Secondary School Clontarf all attended the formation day in the Margaret Aylward Centre in Glasnevin.   The students participated in workshops looking at their school crests, the Vincentian family and our values, and the miraculous medal. Each school was presented with a framed representation of ...[Click title to read more]

2022-11-25T23:19:02+00:00November 25, 2022|

Depaul 20th Anniversary

Depaul 20th Anniversary Event On the 14th of October, Depaul Ireland celebrated  20 years in service, helping those who are marginalised and homeless in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Depaul was founded in 2002 by the SVP, Daughters of Charity and Vincentian Fathers. It represents the Vincentian Family in action. All in the Vincentian Family congratulate Depaul on this milestone and the life changing work that they undertake.The Depaul family came together in Dublin, from 37 services across the island, to mark this milestone in the Helix in Dublin.The opportunity was used to reflect on how a compassionate and non-judgmental approach ...[Click title to read more]

2022-11-17T23:40:12+00:00November 17, 2022|

New Daughters of Charity House in Kenya

A New Mission in Kenya for the Daughters of Charity   Let us pray in thanksgiving as the Daughters of Charity open a new house in Mombasa Kenya with the blessing of the new local Archbishop. We wish Sr. Mary Holland, Sr. Mary Kissingu, Sr. Brenda Wanyonyi and Sr. Josephine Ngui blessings of hospitatlity, tenderness and courage as they take up their new mission. It was wonderful to see Irish sisters, Sr. Catherine Mulligan and Sr. Anita Hubrich, who have been missioned in Kenya for many years enjoying the celebrations. Make sure to watch the video!   ...[Click title to read more]

2022-11-04T07:31:59+00:00November 4, 2022|

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|
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