Inspiration for Sincere Dialogue in Difficult Times

Resources, News, Events and Happenings related to the integration of DePaul’s Vincentian mission into the ongoing life and work of the university community.

Mission Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr., meets with President Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson Library, Public Domain

Inspiration for Sincere Dialogue in Difficult Times

As we face the challenges of our time is there some inspiration we can take from the diverse examples of Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Lincoln, and Vincent de Paul? …read more




Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

 Lunch With Vincent

Join us for a robust conversation with this year’s Presidential Diversity Fellows, faculty members Stephen Haymes and Jess Westbrook!



2024 Winter Sock Drive

Join us as we collect new socks of all sizes and varieties to help spread warmth this winter!





Service Day with Vincent

Join us for “Service Day with Vincent” available to all DePaul faculty and staff!  Our day will begin with a light breakfast and fun kick off then we head out to spend time at our sites.  Service sites will include agencies engaging with children, migrants, the elderly and people with special needs.  After service, we will return to campus for lunch and shared reflection.  Join us for this unique opportunity to experience DePaul and Chicago at their very best!

RSVP Here!


Lenten Groups

During the six weeks of Lent, participants will be invited to reflect on Lenten scriptural readings through the lens of Vincentian spirituality.   Groups will meet once each week via Zoom throughout Lent (a total of 6 times). Choose between Mondays (February 19-March 25, 12pm – 1pm) or Thursdays (February 15-March 21, 12pm – 1pm).

RSVP for Monday meetings here

RSVP for Thursday meetings here


Foundation Day Celebration

This week on January 25th, we celebrate what Vincentians have come to know as “Foundation Day,” which is the day Vincent de Paul identified as the day in 1617 when the Vincentian mission began.