This special edition of the Journal of Vincentian Social Action is a welcome addition to this unique, ground-breaking journal. It comes at a special time for the Congregation of the Mission, the community of priests and brothers who founded St. John’s University 147 years ago. Commonly called “Vincentians,” this religious community animates the mission of St. Vincent de Paul to benefit all members of this outstanding community of scholars, students, and staff. Vincent’s vision and mission came from a profound spiritual experience that guided his life and work; and the Vincentian charism is a living, organic reality in today’s world. St. Vincent offered his followers a succinct, lasting message on the meaning, purpose, and effect of what became his charism: “Love is creative unto infinity.” May that be your discovery from these pages, as well!
Maher, John T.
"Journal of Vincentian Social Action, November 2017,"
Journal of Vincentian Social Action: Vol. 2:
3, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholar.stjohns.edu/jovsa/vol2/iss3/4