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Welcome to the Vincentians of the Eastern Province

Saint Vincent de Paul founded the Congregation of the Mission in 1625 to share Christ’s love with the poor and to educate the clergy. Today, the Vincentians—as these priests and brothers are commonly called—have 3,100 professed members, in 95 countries, and serving 507 local communities. The Vincentians of the Eastern Province serve up-and-down the east coast of the United States, in Alabama, and in Panama. Their ministries range from pastoring parishes, serving indigenous peoples, addiction treatment, prisoner reentry programs, higher education, and so much more. To see a map of where they serve click HERE, and browse around this website for news, reflections, videos, and much more.


Exposing human Trafficking

Nov 16, 2022   /   Home, News and Events

Sr. Michelle Loisel, DC, will give a presentation to anyone, anywhere, and anytime about the scourge of modern-day slavery, also known as human trafficking. When she speaks with…

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Pope Francis blesses sculpture promoting Vincentian’s “13 Houses Campaign”

Nov 14, 2022   /   Home, News and Events

As part of the Sixth World Day of the Poor, which will be celebrated next Sunday, Nov. 13, Pope Francis today blessed “Sheltering”, a sculpture depicting the plight of the homeless.

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Fr. James Maher, CM, announces Niagara University’s Capital Campaign

Nov 11, 2022   /   Home, News and Events

“Powering Transformation: The Campaign for Niagara University,” seeks to raise $125 million by December 2023.

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Give Me 5: Brother Alfred Smith, CM

Nov 10, 2022   /   Around the Province, Home

A monthly series in Vincentian Voices where we ask five random questions to an Eastern Province Priest or Brother. This month, we talk with Brother Alfred Smith, CM.…

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St. John’s Students Tour the UN with Vincentian NGO Representative

Nov 10, 2022   /   Home, News and Events

Student leaders from the University toured the headquarters of the international agency, thrilled to discover how closely aligned the goals of the UN are with the mission of the Vincentians.

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A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN

Oct 31, 2022   /   Home, News and Events

From Brooklyn to Central America to Spain and locations in between, Fr. Astor Rodriguez, CM, has lived, ministered, and studied in a myriad places as a Vincentian.

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St. Vincent De Paul Church Celebrates Completion of Interior Renovation

Oct 18, 2022   /   Home, News and Events

Parish to host Community Open House on Saturday, October 22 St. Vincent De Paul Church, a 173-year-old Catholic parish in the heart of Germantown, recently completed an ambitious…

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Homelessness – Our Heritage and Challenge

Sep 22, 2022   /   Around the Province, Home

As we approach the feast of St. Vincent de Paul we can draw strength and be challenged by all that St. Vincent did.

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St. John’s University Breaks Ground on Health Sciences Center

Aug 24, 2022   /   Home, News and Events

A ceremonial groundbreaking for the construction of a Health Sciences Center at St. John’s University took place on Thursday, May 12, on the Queens, NY, campus, designed to train future generations of caregivers in health care.

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Give Me 5 – Fr. Luis Romero, C.M.

Jul 27, 2022   /   Home, People Profile

A monthly series in Vincentian Voices that asks five random questions to an Eastern Province Priest or Brother. This month, we talk with Vocations Director, Fr. Luis Romero, C.M.

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A New Ministry Serving Immigrant Farm Workers

Jul 27, 2022   /   Home, News and Events

In September 2021, three Daughters of Charity (Srs. Consuelo, Migdalia, and Paula) and one Vincentian priest of the Eastern Province (Fr. Orlando Cardona) arrived in Ward, South Carolina, to begin a new mission for immigrants.

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An Unexpected Letter

Jul 27, 2022   /   Home

Margaret Gardner came home from school and found an envelope from a priest addressed to her. As an eighth grader, she rarely received letters from anyone, much less from “a man of the cloth.”

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