In his special message on occasion of the 399th anniversary of foundation of the Congregation of the Mission, Fr. Gregory Gay, Superior General sends greetings to all members of the Little Company and welcomes new, reconfigured Provinces of France and Italy.
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 [...]
Texts of the Liturgy of the Hours and Roman Missal for the Feast of Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle – Anniversary of the Founding of the COngregation of the Mission – proper of the Congregation of the Mission. The presentation included alternative texts for the Office of Readings.
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 [...]
On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, granting the 13 colonies their freedom as a sovereign nation. We remember in prayer those who founded our country so that we can live with honor, dignity, and the freedom to freely give glory to God our Creator. On [...]
On the Feast of the Annunciation, Daughters of Charity all over the world will renew their vows. This will not be simply a renewal of devotion, but, as their vows will have expired the night before, they will be free to choose to commit themselves to God by making them all over again, [...]