The Vincentian Family invites you to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Vincentian charism October 12-15, 2017 in Rome. More than 8,700 Vincentians from around the world will be gathered together – and countless others watching the festivities from home.
What do Vincentians celebrate during 2017? With the words: I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matthew 25:35), the worldwide Vincentian Family inaugurates a Jubilee Year…a time during which it celebrates the 400th anniversary of the origin of its charism of service on behalf of the poor.
1. Wednesday and Thursday, 11 – 12 October: Registration Days
2. Thursday night, 12 October: The Miraculous Medal Prayer Service at the Basilica of St. John Lateran
3. Friday, 13 October: Language groups will be meeting.
4. Saturday, 14 October: Papal Audience at St. Peter’s Square in the morning, and Saturday evening prayer at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls.
5. Sunday, 15 October: Closing Mass of the Anniversary Celebration at St. Paul’s Outside the Walls.