Building a wider “We” in the footsteps of Vincent de Paul

Today we commemorate St Vincent’s Feast Day with all Vincentians, a day to pray, reflect and celebrate. In the FHA, we cannot forget that as we mark St Vincent’s day, yesterday was also the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. In the FHA we work daily to weave together our Charism and heritage into...

Letter from Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, on the Occasion of the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul 2021

As usual at this time, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, President of the Executive Committee of the Vincentian Family, has sent a reflection to the entire Vincentian Family on the occasion of the feast of Saint Vincent de Paul on September 27: Rome, 15 September 2021 FEAST OF SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL To all the...

The FHA and the “Season of Creation”

"A true ecological approach always becomes a social approach; it must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor", Laudato Si’,  #49 Pope Francis’ words have been inspiring the work of the Famvin Homeless Alliance...

Postponed: FHA Refugee Conference

After careful consideration, the FHA Team has decided to postpone the Conference to Spring 2022, given the current progress of the pandemic, travel restrictions and limited in-person participation at this point. In January 2022, we will communicate the new dates and hope it will work out for you. ...

A new roof in Haiti with the Sisters of Charity

Few countries around the world have been battered by natural disasters and History such as Haiti. However, it is also a country with a long Vincentian tradition and it was bound to join the 13 Houses Campaign! The Sisters of Charity of St Elizabeth, a Vincentian branch, have joined forces with the...

Msgr Vitillo and Cardinal Czerny confirmed as keynote speakers for FHA Refugee Conference

Monsignor Robert J Vitillo and Cardinal Czerny will headline the FHA Conference “Accompanying the Journey of a Refugee”, an event that will take place both in Seville (Spain) and online. They both have extensive experience working with and advocating for refugees, internally displaced people, and...

Just one house to change a life

The FHA was launched with the goal of ending homelessness, one house at a time. That’s what moved Ana María Escaño in Malitbog (Southern Leyte) in the Philippines, to launch the “Just One House” project. An initiative that aims to be a template easily replicated anywhere. Ana María is a member of...

Over 70 people join the first webinar on the “13 Houses” Campaign

Over 70 people joined the first of a series of FHA webinars on the “13 Houses” Campaign. Vincentians from several branches all over the world joined to listen to our all-women panel explaining how they developed their “13 Houses” projects. Vincentians from Cambodia to Brasil and from Ireland to...

“Welcome Home” in Guatemala with the “13 Houses” Campaign

The “Welcome Home” project will officially open on July 3rd in Chimaltenango, Guatemala, with the presence of our volunteer Ambassador Gina Paredes. After three years of work, more than 30 families who lost their homes during the Volcán de Fuego eruption in 2018 now have a better and safer place...

Lessons learnt from “13 Houses” projects: Meet the Speakers

On July 8th 1 pm CEST (9 pm Sydney, 7 am New York) don’t miss the chance to hear our three speakers explaining will talk about how they got started, how they designed the project and what advice they would give to Vincentians thinking of starting their own “13 Houses” project:Sister Winnie Mutuku,...
Building a wider “We” in the footsteps of Vincent de Paul

Building a wider “We” in the footsteps of Vincent de Paul

Today we commemorate St Vincent’s Feast Day with all Vincentians, a day to pray, reflect and celebrate. In the FHA, we cannot forget that as we mark St Vincent’s day, yesterday was also the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. In the FHA we work daily to weave together...

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The FHA and the “Season of Creation”

The FHA and the “Season of Creation”

"A true ecological approach always becomes a social approach; it must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor", Laudato Si’,  #49 Pope Francis’ words have been inspiring the work of...

read more
Postponed: FHA Refugee Conference

Postponed: FHA Refugee Conference

After careful consideration, the FHA Team has decided to postpone the Conference to Spring 2022, given the current progress of the pandemic, travel restrictions and limited in-person participation at this point. In January 2022, we will communicate the new dates and...

read more
A new roof in Haiti with the Sisters of Charity

A new roof in Haiti with the Sisters of Charity

Few countries around the world have been battered by natural disasters and History such as Haiti. However, it is also a country with a long Vincentian tradition and it was bound to join the 13 Houses Campaign! The Sisters of Charity of St Elizabeth, a Vincentian...

read more
Just one house to change a life

Just one house to change a life

The FHA was launched with the goal of ending homelessness, one house at a time. That’s what moved Ana María Escaño in Malitbog (Southern Leyte) in the Philippines, to launch the “Just One House” project. An initiative that aims to be a template easily replicated...

read more
Lessons learnt from “13 Houses” projects: Meet the Speakers

Lessons learnt from “13 Houses” projects: Meet the Speakers

On July 8th 1 pm CEST (9 pm Sydney, 7 am New York) don’t miss the chance to hear our three speakers explaining will talk about how they got started, how they designed the project and what advice they would give to Vincentians thinking of starting their own “13 Houses”...

read more
Our path ahead

Our path ahead

Frederic Ozanam once said that “Charity must never look to the past, but always to the future, because the number of its past works is still very small and the present and future miseries that it must alleviate are infinite.” His words resonated with us and we kept...

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