Brother Renato Lima de Oliveira, 16th President General, attended and participated at the inauguration ceremony of the new president of the National Council of Brazil, Brother Cristian Reis da Luz, and his Board of Directors, held last 03 September 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God"
It is with sadness and grief that we would like to inform everyone that we lost, as of today, 19 brothers and sisters from the Vincentian Family in Zambia, in a road accident
From the very first hours, all along the path of reconstruction, the SSVP brought an immediate and long-term response to the victims of natural disasters.
As usual at this time, the Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity have sent a reflection to the entire Vincentian Family on the occasion of the feast of Saint Vincent de Paul on September 27
"Have among yourselves the same feeling that exists in Jesus Christ"
"The last shall be first and the first shall be the last."
On September 8th to 9th, the quarterly CGI’s Board meeting held in Paris, revisiting what has been done in the past year and celebrating the Feast of blessed Frederic Ozanam.
As publicized on 09 September 2017, after the thanksgiving Mass for the Feast Day of Blessed Frederick Ozanam directly at his tomb, the International Council General of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, headed by its 16th President General, Bro. Renato Lima de Oliveira, announced the winners of the Literary Contest “the First Conference”
"For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord".