Events

Events in 2017:

 

VLM alumni attended the Vincentian Family Gathering in San Antonio, TX in early June. The theme was immigration and “Welcoming the Stranger.” Pictured: Leah Roll, Jess Werner, Alex Antonacci, Alyson Hankwitz, Rebecca Harpring, Suzanne Gillen, Jen Kouba, Melisa Martinez and Emily Edwards. Not pictured but also in attendance: Sister Mary Beth Kubera and Mike Van Dorpe.

Events in 2016:

VLM in Chicago 2016

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In April, VLM alumni from the Washington DC area gathered for lunch with Jess Werner (right) while VLM alumni from the Chicago area gathered with Sister Mary Beth Kubera (left).

Jenny Mohan (center), who has served three times with VLM in Chepnyal, Kenya (2011, 2013, 2014), returned for a visit in January. Here, Jenny is shown with three of the five women who started a sewing business with the help of Jenny and the other VLM who have served in Chepnyal. They are pictured in front of the shop the women now own and operate independently.

Events in 2015:

VLM 10 year reunion!

On June 27-28 VLM alumni and their families gathered at DePaul University in Chicago to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of VLM. There were 25 alumni present who represented each year of VLM. The weekend was spent reconnecting, meeting other alumni and their families and sharing memories and from Ethiopia and Kenya. The reunion concluded with a special mass on Sunday celebrated by Fr. Daniel Hasso, C.M.

Events in 2014:

 

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