January 25, Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle marks the anniversary of the Founding of the Congregation of the Mission by St. Vincent de Paul. Actually, it wasn’t legally founded on that day. This took place seven years later on April 17, 1625. But Saint Vincent himself points the day, when [...]
In the morning, Monday, April 7, 2014 Fr. Julian SZUMILO C.M. died at St. Francis Hospital, Harftord, CT in the age of 90, 64 years in priesthood and 70 year in vocation. He was the oldest Confrere in the New England Province.
On this day, November 29, 380 years ago in 1633 in the house of Mademoiselle Le Gras – Louise de Marillac – near Saint-Nicolas du Chardonnet church at Rue des Fosses-Saint-Victor the Daughters of Charity, the Little Company of the servants of the poor and sick was born. No special act of foundation [...]
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 [...]
After a summer break here comes September edition of NUNTIA – monthly newsletter of General Curia of the Congregation of the Mission,released in five languages, English, Polish, Spanish, French and Slovak. You can read it and download here, or use attached links to read directly on Scribd.com.
Fr. John S. Sledziona, C.M. was among four individuals who were honored during Niagara University’s annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held September 26, 2013. The event, which takes place during the university’s celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of university employees, alumni and community leaders.