Dear Members of the Vincentian Family,
Happy Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady!
Since the last circular letter, which I addressed to all branches of our Family a few days ago, there have been many events that require me to write to you again; I do not want to miss the call for deep reflection and prayer that is made to us.
For months now, we have listened to...
In 2017, AIC will celebrate its 400th anniversary. In order to prepare for this event, all groups of volunteers are invited to progress together along the same path from 2013 to 2017, with the help of the 2013 training booklets and the 2014 monthly reflections. It is therefore important to ensure that these are distributed as widely as possible.
St Vincent founded the first...
The twelve members of AIC’s Executive Board, led by International President Laurence de la Brosse, met in Brussels for their annual meeting from 10th-13th March 2014.
The Executive Board meets once a year and each member gives a report on her activities that year, which may concern training, communication, regional coordination, finance or representation. The EB also...
Started in February 2012, the partnership between AIC Cameroon and the Vincentian Marian Youth is going well, even if the distance between the different national councils makes it difficult to meet to discuss the terms of the partnership.
In 1830 the Virgin appeared to Catherine Labouré, a Daughter of Charity, and asked her to create a Marian association to give young people... >>
The association was created on 9th July 1854, in Salvador, Bahia. To commemorate this event, a mass was celebrated and there was a lunch which gathered the people we usually help together with some people from local community. It was a very significant moment for all of us as AIC-Brazil volunteers. Sumaia Sahade, EB... >>
After the tsunami that cost thousands of lives, Imelda Torres, President of AIC-Philippines gives us news from this devastated country where the reconstruction work necessary is enormous.
Imelda emphasizes the immense solidarity effort among Filipinos but also from all over the world. She is worried however that the donations will dry up. The priorities are to reconstruct... >>
On 27th February, the official inauguration of the AIC new group in Clermont Ferrand, France, was celebrated: the goal of their activities is to build social links and to give confidence and self-esteem to women living in deprived neighborhoods.
How was this team created? Geneviève, a member of the local group in Strasbourg, moved to Clermont Ferrand. In a few months, thanks to... >>
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