OUR MISSION

Together with our friends, collaborators and benefactors, the Vincentian priests and brothers of the Western Province bring the light of the Gospel to the world. Like St. Vincent, we see the face of Christ in the poor, the lonely and the forgotten. We fulfill our mission, nurtured by prayer and communal life, by caring for the least of God’s people wherever they may be.

PROVINCE NEWS

New Director of Formation In Kenya

Fr. Pat McDevitt, C.M., recently was assigned to the Vincentian Region in Kenya, where he serves as Director of Formation. In his new role, Fr. Pat oversees and supports the education and formation of more than 30 seminarians at the DePaul Centre in Nairobi. Since his ordination in 1986, he has been involved in parish ministry, seminary formation, spiritual direction, counseling, teaching and preaching retreats. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy, Masters of Divinity, Masters of Science and Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling Psychology.

A Milestone Moment for the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers

On the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul, more than 250 people from across the country came together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers. For two and a half decades, the ministry has fostered a community of faith and action that responds to the Gospel call in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul. Young men and women, ages 22 to 30, volunteer for the year-long program, living in community and serving the elderly, homeless, disabled, troubled youth and those who are poor. The program focuses on building relationships between the volunteers, leaders and those who […]

Your Support Helps Future Vincentian Priests

Since beginning his Vincentian formation in 2015, Scott Jakubowski, C.M., has experienced the great joy and peace that come with a life of selfless service. Beyond his philosophy and theology classes, Scott has grown through ministry work here in the United States and abroad. “I’ve had incredible opportunities to serve in a variety of settings: prisons in Panama, Catholic seminaries in Vietnam and among the migrant communities in Arkansas,” Scott recalls. “Each experience has opened me to new ways of stretching my understanding of the Gospel and serving those I encounter.” Earlier this year, Scott took another key step toward […]