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Fr. Bernard Schoepfer CM appointed new Director General of the Daughters of Charity

Office of Communication of the General Curia in Rome announced, that on Friday, January 24, 2014, Fr. G. Gregory Gay, C.M. Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity, has appointed Fr. Bernard Schoepfer, C.M., a confrere from the Province of Paris as the Director General of the Daughters of Charity. [...]

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Fr. Patrick Griffin CM steps down as Director General of the Daughters of Charity

Office of Communication of the General Curia in Rome released this message today: January 22, 2014 Fr. G. Gregory Gay, C.M. Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity, announced that, due to health concerns, Fr. Patrick J. Griffin, C.M. will step down as the Director General of [...]

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380 years in service of the Poor

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Sr. Carol Keehan, D.C. – Vincentian Focus on Health Care in the USA

Sr. Carol Keehan, D.C., President and CEO of Catholic Health Association was a keynote speaker of the 12th National Assembly of Ladies of Charity USA held in Bethesda, MD on Saturday, September 15. In her presentation, ”A Vincentian Focus on Health Care in the USA”, she addressed main issues of National Health Reform. [...]

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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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