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Oldest Vincentian priest in the United States dies in age of 102

With sadness Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission announced the death of Fr. Peter Goldbach, C.M.  With his rosary in hand, he died peacefully at 8:00 a.m., today, April 30, 2013 in the age 102.  He was the oldest Vincentian priest in the United States and presumably in the world. For him [...]

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Let us pray for Boston

Two bombs exploded 12 seconds apart near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013, killing three people — one of them an 8-year-old boy — and wounding more than 130 others. Pandemonium erupted as spectators scattered and doctors on hand to treat runners jumped in to help people [...]

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Rev. George Dabrowski CM died

“The length of our days is seventy years — or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.” (Psalm 90,10)

On April 6, 2013 in age of 83, 55 years of priesthood,  Lt. Colonel Father George Dabrowski, [...]

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May angels lead you into paradise…

News that came today in the afternoon, December 14, 2012, from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut shed a veil of pain, sorrow and anxiety on all of us. This tragedy forced us to stop at our activities, reflect and mourn. It happened in our neighborhood. We, as the community of Vincentian [...]

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Proclamation of Thanksgiving Day by Abraham Lincoln

“I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth [...]

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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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