Among the events marking the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Holy Father has asked the Pontifical Council Cor Unum to propose a spiritual retreat day during Lent 2016.
During the meeting held on 17 November 2015, the CIAD reviewed a number of projects. A total amount of 150,320 € has been pledged for projects in 9 countries
2 previously unknown photos of the only daughter of Frédéric Ozanam have been discovered in the United States.
2015 reaches its end, the President General International sends a greeting message to all Vincentians.
Announced by Pope Francis on 13 March 2015, the extraordinary Holy Year will celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the closure of Vatican II and will be the subject of a great Jubilee on the theme of Mercy.
In his letter entitled "God's promises," The Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission explains how each Vincentian is called to continue the mission of Jesus Christ by proclaiming the Good News.
SSVP as well as about fifty Catholic organizations were present at the Pontifical Council to discuss the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East area
From 6-10 October, the International Territorial Presidents, Coordinators, National Presidents and members of the Society met at the Good Shepherd Retreat Centre, Hartebeespoort for an All Africa Assembly. The last meeting of this kind was held 20 years ago.
Excellent news for Spanish-speaking Vincentians: after five years of study, research and translation, the Spanish edition of the letters of Frédéric Ozanam will soon see the light of day.