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Vincentian examination of conscience

As we progress further into Lent perhaps we can examine ourselves against these 5  characteristic Vincentian virtues. (See SlideShare version prepared by VinFormation.)

simplicitySimplicity

  • Do I always speak the truth?
  • Do I say things as they are or as I want them to be?
  • What causes me to conceal or hide something from another?

gentleness

Gentleness

  • Do I try to resolve conflicts with gentleness?
  • Do I know when to be gentle and to be forceful
  • Do I know how to temper my anger so to be gentle in a given situation?

humility

Humility

  • Do I recognize the truth of who I am?
  • Do I protect myself by intimidating others?
  • Do I cause others to be on the defensive?
  • Do I treat people as well as I think I  should?

mortification

Mortification

  • How do I define mortification
  • When was the last time I gave up something good to do something better?
  • How do I experience mortification in my daily life?

zeal

Zeal

  • How does my life reflect my passion and zeal of life in Christ?
  • What have I done for my own on-going formation?

This can be viewed as a Slideshare Presentation on Vinformation  

See other famvin posts related to Vincentian virtues… especially

CMGlobal: The Five Vincentian Virtures

Vinformation: Vincentian Virtues and Charism

5 Virtues Study Guide from Famvin

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One Response to Vincentian examination of conscience

  1. Lynn L'Heureux February 27, 2013 at 11:27 am #

    I really enjoy this examination of conscience. I will be sending the link to other Vincentians.
    Blessings for all at Famvin. Thanks for always educating us.