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The Congregation of the Mission was founded by St. Vincent de Paul in 1625. Presently, it numbers about 4,000 members working in 86 countries around the world.

Priests of the Mission are also popularly known as Lazarists or Vincentians. They hold parish missions, are involved in pastoral activity, take care of the formation of prospective priests and of spiritual guidance for the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul.

Members of the Congregation of the Mission are Christ's disciples whom God has called to join this community in order to promote Christ's missionary message. They do t ...

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Do not rest content with doing good, but do it in the way God wishes; that is to say, as perfectly as you can, making yourselves worthy Servants of the poor.
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Celebrations in Fontanka…

Not long ago we experienced the joy of Pilgrimage of Vincentian Family to the Tomb of blessed Martha Wiecka; and the pilgrimage of the relics of blessed Martha Wiecka through Ukraine is finished. Our stay in Snyatyn was a time o ...

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The first vows of our sister Vasylyna

Yesterday was the feast of the Visitation of Our Lady to her cousin Elizabeth and besides this feast we had another great celebration, it is the first vows of our sister Vasylyna. The Holly mass was preached in English ...

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VIII Pilgrimage to the Blessed Martha Weicka

The Vincentian Family organizes a pilgrimage to the tomb of the Blessed Martha Weicka in Sniatyn the eighth year consecutively. More than 1000 pilgrims came on May 27-28 to pray and ask for the grace with the pa ...

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Apostolic Nuncio Claudio Gugerotti in Odesa

May 20, 2017 Apostolic Nuncio Claudio Gugerotti arrived in Odesa first of all of course for the celebration of the 15th anniversary of the beginning of Odessa-Simferopol Diocese. His presence was a great honor an ...

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European Parliament to honor Vincentian Family

The Press Office of the international religious family of St. Vincent de Paul (http://famvin.info) is pleased to share this news of the continuing celebration of the 400th Anniversary of its founding. ...

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