In 2013, DePaul University’s Office of Mission & Values commissioned a survey of “Unaffiliated Lay Vincentians”– young adults, ages 18-35, who have had a formative experience in the Vincentian mission either as a student or post-graduate volunteer at a Vincentian institution. Dr. Scott Kelley shares the survey’s results and what they mean for the larger Vincentian Family.

The following video begins with Dr. Kelley describing some of the things the surveyed Unaffiliated Lay Vincentians said they want to do, but apparently aren’t finding enough opportunities to do.

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This was a small excerpt of a presentation; to view the whole video, click here.

Vincentians of Wherever

For further reading about how the Vincentian charism is being expressed or lived out today, especially by young adults and lay people, Famvin News has been publishing a series of articles on the “Vincentians of Wherever”.

Also see the article “Unaffiliated Lay Vincentians: Challenges, Trends, and Opportunities”.


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