“Change your way of thinking!” I was really struck the first time I realized that the root meaning of “metanoia” or “repent” was “change your way of thinking”. Since then every Lent I try to look at what needs to change in my way of thinking about what God is asking of me and specifically in […]
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In addition to these most recent resources developed by VinFormation, perhaps you will find inspiration from these previous Vincentian resources… Vincentians’ Way of the Cross Stations of the Cross from Vincentian Lay Missionaries Lent 2013 Lent 2012 Lent 2011 Lent 2010 In addition to these VinFormation resources, here are some you may have missed on […]
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 […]
“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, […]