The global leaders of the Vincentian family converged at St.
John's University from July 1 to 13 for an intense, two-week
gathering focused on the direction and future of the Congregation
of the Mission.
One of the reasons St. John's was chosen for the Visitors
Meeting was to showcase the many ways the University is embodying
the Vincentian Mission, both locally and globally, said Rev.
Gregory Gay, C.M., Superior General of the Congregation of the
"I wanted to bring home the fact that our Universities—St.
John's in particular—are doing great work in terms of service to
the poor," Fr. Gay stressed. "There are any number of programs that
are really connected to our charism of evangelizing and helping
those in need."
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