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Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul

The story of our founding The Congregation was founded on August 29, 1842, by Bishop of Satu-Mare John Ham, who entrusted the formation of the first sisters to the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul in Vienna, Gumpendorf. John Ham dreamt of the pure and morally sane youth growing up in a diocese. He saw the future of the Church and of the world in those young people. That was the reason why the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of Satu-Mare began their activity in Satu-Mare, Romania. Several Sisters came from Gumpendorf to ...
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Знімок екрана 2017-12-02 о 21.46.24
ADVENT LETTER

My dear sisters and brothers, May the grace and peace of Jesus be always with us! In my letter for the feast of our Founder on 27 September 2016, I encouraged us to reflect on Saint Vincent de Paul as a “Mystic of Charity.” From that le ...

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Pope tells Vincentians to pray, welcome and go

Vincentians should share God’s love with action and service – “and that we can’t just sit around and wait for other people to perform our vocation.” “Love is dynamic, it goes out of itself,” the Pope said O ...

Знімок екрана 2017-09-27 о 07.13.48
Circular for the Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul

One thing for which we need to thank Jesus is the gift of thousands upon thousands of members of the different branches of the Vincentian Family, throughout the 400-year history, who kept the charism alive up ...

Знімок екрана 2017-09-22 о 21.30.57
A charity event "Vincentian cookie"

During September, the Vincentian Family conducts a charity event "Vincentian cookie". During the campaign, the Vincentian Family wants to involve as many people as possible in charity to help the needy. ...

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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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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. ...

Знімок екрана 2017-05-14 о 01.15.30
Recognizing the Social Needs of the Poor

During this year of 2017 when we celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Vincentian charism, our vocation and our commitment call us to recognize the social needs of the poor. The social needs of the po ...

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