Fidelity to the Charism of Vincent

The source article for this presentation was “Fidelity to the Constitutions,” by Fr. Hugh O’Donnell, C.M., written to the priests of the Congregation of the Mission. The text of this version is slightly modified to apply to anyone who seeks to follow in the footsteps of St. Vincent de Paul. See the presentation

Frederic Ozanam and Servant Leadership

Frederic never aspired to a position of leadership nor did he attempt to utilize his position for personal gain. Quite the contrary… in his many different activities we see that Frederic was a believer who, animated by his faith, placed himself at the service of the most vulnerable members of society. See a presentation

Frederic Ozanam: Pioneer and Prophet

Ozanam’s foundation of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul inspired lay people to organize for the benefit of the dispossessed classes in society, and concretely empowered lay people to take on some roles which had been traditionally reserved for clergy. See the presentation