The Mission of the Vincentian Family in Ukraine

In Ukraine, we are living through the third year of war. During the first year, people experienced a desire to help, and the confidence that the conflict would soon end. However,...

FHA’s International Conference 2024

The upcoming conference on slum dwellers organized by the Famvin Homeless Alliance (FHA) is a timely and important event that will shed light on the global reality of slums and...

“What must be done?” An answer that transformed 10,000 lives

Imagine if Saint Vincent de Paul was with us today. What would he do in a world still torn by wars, where billions of people are looking for a home? In the face of contemporary...

“A future we want: A home for all”

  “A future we want: A home for all” was the title of the parallel event organized in New York by the UN Working Group to End Homelessness this past October 5th, to mark...

“Empowering Individuals & Communities: Vincentian Action in Slums”

The next FHA Conference will take place on 29-31 January 2024 at Adamson University (Manila, Philippines) under the theme: “Empowering Individuals & Communities: Vincentian...

FHA Newsletter’s Editorial | December 2023

On 14th October 2017 I stood on the steps of St Peters in Rome in front of over 10,000 members of the Vincentian Family from across the globe, to announce the establishment of...

10,000 people housed through Vincentian Family global campaign to end homelessness

Five years ago, a small flame of hope ignited in Little Rock, USA, as the first house of the 13 Houses Campaign was built. We couldn't imagine that, five years later, this flame...

Addressing homelessness across Brazil: a joint Vincentian effort

As we remember October 17th’s Eradication of Poverty Day – a day of global significance – we would like to reflect on the plight of those struggling with homelessness in Brazil....

St Vincent de Paul’s enduring legacy: solidarity and service in a world of need

Water, medicine, food, a roof over one's head. These are essential resources that many people around the world still do not have access to, and these shortages tell stories of...

Let’s shape the advocacy toolkit together

Dear Vincentians, We are embarking on a special project, and we need your valuable input. We are developing a local advocacy toolkit that will enhance our ability to advocate...
Let’s shape the advocacy toolkit together

Let’s shape the advocacy toolkit together

Dear Vincentians, We are embarking on a special project, and we need your valuable input. We are developing a local advocacy toolkit that will enhance our ability to advocate effectively for the causes we hold dear. This toolkit will draw upon our collective wisdom...

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The impact of climate change on global homelessness

The impact of climate change on global homelessness

Climate change is one of the greatest issues facing humanity. As global temperatures rise, devastating effects – such as the impact of rising sea levels and droughts – mean that vast swathes of the earth are rapidly becoming uninhabitable. The UN[1] estimates that...

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Vincentian Responses to Forgotten Crises

Vincentian Responses to Forgotten Crises

Every day, journalists and editors make decisions about which stories to cover. They generally prioritize those that are more sensational or trending in social media feeds, or those taking place closer to their audience. Therefore, many humanitarian crises around the...

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“Journeying Together”

“Journeying Together”

In 2021, the Catholic Church began a synodal process - a journey that has the whole Church reflect on the theme: “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, and Mission”. The word “synod” indicates the path along which the People of God walk together. It means...

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