Fr. Robert Swain, a Vincentian priest at SJU, reflects on the world-view of Catholic university “attempting to maintain the traditions of a Roman Catholic Weltanschauung in a changing environment.” Almost a half century ago, I first encountered the term Weltanschauung . This expression has fascinated me throughout my career. The word means “world view’, or [...]
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Carl Schulte, CM writes “This year the Vincentian Family Celebration of the Feast of St. Vincent in the Kansas City area was hosted by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Kansas, a branch of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky.”Sister Marie de Paul Combo, SCL gave a reflection on St. Vincent which impressed me [...]
The Association of the Miraculous Medal announces the International Coordinating Committee (photos included) AM International Coordinating Council Fr. Robert P. Maloney C.M. Superior General Congregation of the Mission International Director, living in Rome @: firstname.lastname@example.org Fr. Charles Shelby, C.M. International Coordinator, living in the USA Animator for English–speaking countries @: email@example.com Sr. Marie-Yonide Midi, D.C. [...]
In his September 20,2003 letter Fr. Maloney reports on the progress of the Associations of the Miraculous Medal and announces a new international web site for the Associations. The site is active in three languages as of October 1September 20, 2003 To the Visitors of the Congregation of the Mission My very dear Brothers, May [...]
On the eve of the feast of St. John Gabriel Perboyre, 3 young men were received into a newly opened house of discernment “Casa San Vicente” in West Hempstead, New York.May God’s blessings be on this new house and the three young men who will begin their discernment process there. Their names are Migues Flores, [...]
Over the next few days the LCUSA site will feature materials from their recently concluded and highly successful National Assembly in Pasadena.For the moment you may see the first batch of photos at http://www.famvin.org/LCUSA/LCUSA-PASADENA/Sites.html Over the next few days the site will include comments from the participants as well as more photos. Related FAMVIN Posts:No [...]
Both the Vincent dePaul Society and the Ladies of Charity are singled out in the United States Bishops’ Pastoral “In All Things Charity” (1999)The entire text can be found at http://www.usccb.org/cchd/charity.htm The specific references occur in Section V. The Church, Catholic Charities, and Civil Society Related FAMVIN Posts:No Related FAMVIN Posts
Fr. Bernard Massarini has asked that I post this reflection on famvin. It was translated from the French by Father O’Donnell. Three years have passed since I started working in the area of pastoral service to persons with a homosexual orientation. I have done it as a member of a group called DUEC (Devenir Un [...]
CM Seminarians of Western Europe meet at birthplace of Vincent Fifth interprovincial meeting for Vincentian seminarians (students) from the Provinces of Poland and Slovakia and the Vice-Province of Sts. Cyril and MethodiusSecond Session of Seminarians at the Berceau (Birthplace of Vincent). For the second consecutive year, the Session for the CM Internal Seminarians of Western [...]
This International Council of the Associations of the Miraculous Medal held its second meeting in Rome on 23-24 July. The participants included Frs. Robert Maloney, Benjamín Romo, Charles Shelby (Coordinator), Janusz Zwolinski; Sr. Marie-Yonide Midy and Ms. Marta Tapia. During the meeting the participants shared the different activities that had been carried out since October [...]
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