JOYCE YANG is a Grammy-nominated classical pianist. Yang gained international renown during the 2005 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, in which she was awarded the silver medal. Just 19 years old, Yang was the competition’s youngest participant at the time.
CONGREGATION OF THE MISSIONS has its origin in the successful mission to the common people conducted by Vincent de Paul and five other priests on the estates of the Gondi family. For more than 400 years, Vincentians have found joy in serving the underserved in many places around the world. The work of St. Vincent has continued here in the United States for 200 years, and in the Eastern Province of the United States for 170 years.