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Renewal of the vows of Daughters of Charity explained

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, [...]

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Four Becomes One – New Province of the Daughters of Charity in the USA

On Sunday, July 31, 2011 the Baltimore Basilica of National Shrine of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, America’s First Cathedral hosted the very special event in the modern history of the Company of Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul and the Vincentian Family the USA. During the Eucharist presided by [...]

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Beatification of Sr. Marguerite Rutan DC – June 19, 2011

Holy Trinity Sunday, June 19, 2011 was a great feast in the city of Dax in is South Western France. A martyr of French Revolution, first Superioress and Director of the city hospital, Sister Marguerite Rutan, Daughter of Charity guillotined on April 7, 1794 was beatified. The solemn ceremony begun minutes after 3:00 [...]

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180 years since Miraculous Medal apparitions

It was a day like today on November 27, 1830 – the Saturday before First Sunday of Advent – when the Virgin Mary appeared to Catherine Labouré, a 24 year old Daughter of Charity novice during the evening meditations in the chapel at 140 Rue du Bac in Paris. It was the second time [...]

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New Director General of the Daughters of Charity named

This morning, October 21, 2010 in Paris Sister Evelyne Franc, D.C., Superioress General of the Daughters of Charity, announced to the Sisters that Father Gregory Gay, C.M. has appointed Father Patrick J. GRIFFIN, C.M., member of U.S. Eastern Province as the new Director General of the Company of Daughters of Charity of St. [...]

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St. Louis celebrates 350th Anniversary of Vincent and Luise

The Vincentian Family in St. Louis marks 350th anniversary of the deaths of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac with charity acts and prayer. Celebrations are planned for upcoming weekend, August 21 and 22. Saturday will be the day of service at more than a dozen sites across the St. [...]

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