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PASCHAL TRIDUUM – Liturgical norms for celebrations

Liturgical norms for celebrations of Paschal Triduum according to ORDO – Liturgical calendar for the Vincentian Family.



Message of Pope Francis for World Youth Day 2014

World Youth Days are celebrated on two levels: international and local, diocesan. Diocesan WYD is celebrated on Palm Sundays in the years between scheduled international meetings. The Holy Father’s Message to young people for the World Youth Day 2014 focusses on the theme: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the [...]


Message of Pope Francis for World Mission Sunday 2013

World Mission Sunday, organized by the Propagation of the Faith, is a day set aside for Catholics worldwide to recommit themselves to the Church’s missionary activity through prayer and sacrifice. In 2013, World Mission Sunday is celebrated on October 20. Annually, World Mission Sunday is celebrated on the next-to-last Sunday in October. As [...]


Earthquake in Philippines and Cyclone Phailin affect Vincentians

Two serious natural disasters hit Asia in last couple of days, landfall of Cyclone Phailin in eastern India last Saturday and 7.1 magnitude earthquake in central Philippines on Tuesday. Both have made large devastation in the lands and forced thousands of people to leave their houses and properties. Some people are reported dead, [...]


Vincentian Priests and Brothers martyrs beatified 13 October 2013 in Spain

Some 25,000 people were attending the ceremony of 522 “martyrs of the 20th century in Spain” in the eastern city of Tarragona Sunday, October 13, 2013. Among them were 42 members of the Vincentian Family: 11 priests and 3 brothers from the Congregation of the Mission, 27 Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent [...]


Fr. Gregory Gay addresses Vincentian Family on Spanish Martyrs Beatification

Sunday, October 13th, the Church in Spain will witness the beatification of 522 men and women who gave witness to their faith during the twentieth century.  Among this group of witnesses we find 42 members of the Vincentian Family.Fr. Gregory Gay, C.M., Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission addresses Vincentian [...]