The Vincentian Family celebrates its 400th Anniversary in 2017
18 May 2016 CGI news St Vincent de Paul Global website
Let's go! The entire Vincentian Family prepares to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Vincentian charism that will take place throughout the year 2017. Logo presentation, video, anthem, and announcement letter are already available on the website of the FAMVIN.
In a video posted on the occasion of the feast of Pentecost, Father Gregory Gay [Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission] addressed a message tothe Vincentians: "We have closed the Year of Vincentian Collaboration and we are beginning the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Vincentian charism from January 2017. And finally each Vincentian branch is asked to work during the rest of 2016's on the theme, "I was a stranger and you welcomed me" -- Matthew 25,35