Pentecost Sunday (C), May 19, 2013 – Acts 2, 1-11; 1 Cor 12, 3b-7. 12-13; Jn 20, 19-23 Just as locked doors are not impenetrable to Jesus, so also the infidelity, weakness and fear of his confidants, partakers of his table, fellow travelers from Galilee to Jerusalem, cannot put a stop to his largess. Jesus [...]
In this article, titled “Daughters of Charity at Risk !”, Tim Williams CM reflects on the vocation of the Daughters of Charity and the expressed desire of Pope Francis that the Church should go to the poor and marginalized. It is written against a background of St Louise de Marillac’s view of the Church, and [...]
Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo, Assembly Keynote Speaker “Do we choose to be born or are we fitted to the times we are born into?” - Abraham Lincoln Mary Beth O’Brien, Past President, LCUSA writes in the current issue of the Servicette, newsletter of the Ladies of Charity USA… Have you had a chance to see the movie Lincoln? President Lincoln had a great talent for [...]
Fr. Corpus Delgado, CM writes in his article “Marian Spirituality and the Vincentian Charism” I felt it would be good to center our work on two essential elements that make up the two parts of this presentation. 1. What are the inspirational sources of Marian Spirituality within the Vincentian Charism? 2. How can we create [...]
Mother’s Day began as a protest against violence. View this brief video reflection on Mothers Day presented by Worship House Media Mothers Day Central offers the following background.. History of American Celebration When the first English settlers came to America, they discontinued the tradition of Mothering Day. While the British holiday would live on, the American [...]
Virtual Mother’s Day Retreat – Busted Halo offers “A retreat for young adults and their mothers to celebrate the relationship that continues to nurture us.” Mother’s Day — a day dedicated to honoring our mothers. As we become “adults” our relationships with our mothers evolve and our perspectives shift. We might feel distanced from our [...]
Vincentians turn over 50 houses to Typhoon Sendong victims The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) turned over some housing units to survivors of Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro City Philippines onMay 4. Recognizing the plight of the survivors of urban poor communities in affected areas in Mindanao, particularly in Cagayan de Oro City, [...]
FamVin news has just updated the Vincentian Family calendar. It currently contains the major Vincentian Family Feast Days as well as the daily liturgical calendar courtesy of universalis.com. But perhaps of most interest is the fact that you can add your significant Vincentian Family dates in case we missed it and even post notice of [...]
The Ladies of Charity have partnered with NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, the Saint Vincent de Paul Society and various coalitions throughout the country to persuade governors to accept federal funding that will ensure Medicaid eligibility for the working Poor of our nation.
The April 2013 issue of NUNTIA, the International Newsletter of the Congregation of the Mission, is now available on line in a variety of languages and formats. The current issue features a report from Fr. Alvarez on the the major celebrations in Paris in conjunction with the 200 Anniversary of the birth of Ozanam. It [...]
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In need of salvation The Holy Spirit of God is not owned by the Church. It does not belong exclusively to religions. We have to call on him to come upon the whole world that so badly needs salvation. Come, creator Spirit of God. There is no peace in your world. Your sons and daughters [...]The post Pentecost Sunday appeared first on FAMVIN News.
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