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Celebrating Thanksgiving Day in the Provincial House

We had a wonderful time here in DePaul Residence in Manchester on Thanksgiving Day. Almost half of the Province members were present. From various  houses. The Youngest and the seniors. It was a great opportunity to let fraternity and community grow. It was a great time to share. We believe all of you [...]

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“A Day of Publick Thanksgiving and Prayer”

Couple months after the U.S. Constitution was adopted, in the first year of his Presidency, on October 3, 1789, George Washington issued the first official proclamation called “General Thanksgiving” (published in the Massachusetts Centinel newspaper, Wednesday, October 14, 1789) in which we read, “Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge [...]

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2012 St. John Kanty Prep Reunion

Erie, Pennsylvania was selected for a second straight year as a host town of St. John Prep Reunion event, to encourage local alumni and friends to attend. Graduating classes ending in the number «2». ’42, ’52, ’62, ’72, yes, even ‘82(!) have been invited to celebrate their Anniversaries. This magnificent [...]

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New Canonization Prayer For Blessed Frederic Ozanam

“The Permanent Section (International General Council, Society of Saint Vincent de Paul) at their meeting on 16 & 17 June 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand have approved the new Canonization Prayer for Blessed Frederic Ozanam composed by the Commission for the cause of Canonization (CGI SSVP) chaired by Amin A. de Tarrazi, the former [...]

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Happy Independence Day

Almighty God, ruler of all the peoples of the earth, forgive, we prayer, our shortcomings as a nation; purify our hearts to see and love truth; give wisdom to our counselors and steadfastness to our people; and bring us at last to the fair city of peace, whose foundations are mercy, justice and goodwill, [...]

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370 years since Daughters of Charity made first vows

On feast of Annunciation, March 25, 1642, exactly 370 years ago, during the Mass for the day Louise de Marillac, Sr. Barbara Angebost and three other Sisters take their perpetual vows to give their whole life to service of poor. As a souvenir of Mother Louise consecration of her life into service of [...]

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