The March formation presentation from the AIC for use by members of the Ladies of Charity seems especially apt as we begin Lent… and not only for the Ladies of Charity but all followers of Vincent and Louise. REFLECTION FOR MARCH: Vincentian Charism: An Encounter with Christ in those living in Poverty Text: Selina Suarez […]
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“Lent is also a time of confrontation, as we come face to face with the poverty in ourselves.” G. Gregory Gay, CM Superior General Congregation of the Mission. Lent is a time to grow in our understanding and commitment Christ. Perhaps that is why I was struck by Caroline Cerveny SSJ who encourages all who have […]
Looking for a quick way to explain Ash Wednesday to your friends? Look no further than Busted Halo’s® two-minute video that describes the day which begins the season of Lent, and why Catholics and many Christians receive ashes on their foreheads. First released for Lent 2012.
Gospel of Joy – Community Seal – Lenten reflections How can one reflect on Pope Francis’ beautiful document “Joy of the Gospel” ( Evangelii Gaudium) via prayerful contemplation of a series of images rooted in the Charity Charism motto “The charity of Christ urges us”? Sr. Ellen LaCapria begins offering a series of […]
Ready for Lent? – What price do you pay for Christ at your door? – Pope Francis – Close to the Cross. Lynn L’Heureux reflects in her Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Dear Vincentian Family: Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and it is time to make an internal change. Yesterday was […]
“Lent’s gifts are paradoxical, but they reaffirm a great truth: in bringing both our poverty and riches to the Lord, we are renewed and strengthened as followers of Jesus in the Vincentian way.
Sr. Carol Schnumer, DC has prepared a prayer service for the Ladies of Charity “Lent with St. Louise de Marillac”
Father Carl and Father Luke offer opportunities for Lenten Prayer and Sacrifice Prayers During Lent _______________ “Please be unafraid, these forty days! During these Forty Days of Lent, my Son will give you His greatest gift. He will show you through His pain and His sacrifice and death, how much He loves you, […]
The USCCB offers Online Resources For Lent – Audio retreats, video reflections, downloadable calendar are among the offerings that people might find useful with Lent starting Ash Wednesday, March 5. With the theme “Give Up, Take Up, Lift Up,” resources include a new series of audio retreat podcasts in English and Spanish for the Sundays of Lent, […]
Christians are called to confront the material, spiritual and moral destitution of “our brothers and sisters, to touch it, to make it our own and to take practical steps to alleviate it,”