Chapter X — Hearing the same call: A shared charism

Religious sisters in the Vincentian family / St. Vincent de Paul Society

Religious sisters in the Vincentian family / St. Vincent de Paul Society

From October 12-15, 2017, the city of Rome was awash in a sea of yellow scarves as over 10,000 members of the Vincentian Family from 99 countries around the world gathered for a symposium marking the 400th anniversary of the charism of St. Vincent de Paul (1581-1660). Collaboration was a key point in the conversations and it was of particular interest to note the number of participants from various Christian as well as other faith traditions who identified themselves as Vincentians. This story drawn from the Anglican Company of Mission Priests makes this point.

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