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Passionate for charity and justice

Author: Renato Lima de Oliveira

Publisher: SSVP Spain

In 54 passages, the writer hopes this book will help Vincentians towards personal development, greater gospel sharing and to learn more about the Society, the teachings of Saint Vincent de Paul and the spirit of the founders, so that they can offer greater and better service in hope to Jesus Christ, in the person of those most in need.

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Rule of the SSVP and Commentary, “Conferences”

Author: Jose Ramón Díaz-Torremocha, David Williams

Publisher: SSVP

[https://www.svp.org.uk/sites/default/files/content/Governance/International%20rule%20an d%20statutes%202017.pdf]

This publication offers Vincentians their path to becoming good members of the SSVP. Its extensive commentaries will provide answers to many of the questions which may be asked, along with an explanation of the structure, actions, and objectives of the Society.

It is also very suitable for readers who are not members, but are interested in and sympathetic towards the organisation.

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Praying with Frédéric Ozanam. Companions for the journey.

Author: Ronald Ramson C.M

Publisher: Word Among Us Press, 1998

“This book is essential reading for all those who wish to live the gospel message of Jesus in service of the poor”. Reading this will provide us with an ideal companion on the road to Christ along which the poor lead us.