Under an adapted Rule of the French Daughters of Charity approved by Archbishop Carroll, a novitiate was completed, and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and seventeen other women became the first vowed American Sisters of Charity July 19, 1813. See the presentation
St. Francis Regis Clet, C.M., (1748-1820) missionary to China, was canonized on October 1, 2000. Memorial: July 9. Learn more in this presentation.
Leo Raymond de Neckère, C.M., was one of the pioneers of the Vincentians in the United States. June 24 marks the anniversary of his consecration as the first Bishop of New Orleans. See the presentation
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton is in the middle of a year-long commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Mother Seton’s death. If you have not yet seen the 16-minute video, Seeker to Saint, click here to watch it now!
Priests have many roles; a model that St. Vincent chose to focus on was the priest as missionary. From an article by Fr. Robert Maloney, CM. See the presentation
“The story of Sr. Marta encourages us to desire sanctity and to fulfill our Christian calling in a radical way.” – Sr. Jozefa Watroba, DC. See the presentation
See a brief presentation on the Holy Spirit for Vincentians.
See a presentation based on the essay “A Letter to St. Louise” by Sr. Maria Ángeles Infante, DC.