Many members of the Vincentian Family are familiar with the Vincentian-themed art of Mickey McGrath. Here is a quick video that takes you inside his studio and art. Vincent Vincent and Louise Francis deSales and Vincent Elizabeth Seton Related FAMVIN Posts:Vincent writes a letter to his younger self?Vincentian Hobbits – Unexpected JourneysVincentian Family [...]
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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 [...]
The following presentation on Saint Louise as a spiritual woman has been taken form a freshly translated article of the same title. It focuses on the following four aspects of her spirituality: a woman inspired by the Spirit a woman of prayer and a woman who participated in the sacraments a woman inspired by the [...]
“For Louise de Marillac the Church is not some distant entity or a hierarchical institution to which she must submit herself. All Christians are members of the mystical body and each individual has a concrete function to perform in order to accomplish a common mission, that is, a mission to reveal God’s love to the [...]
Louise, a woman with a rich personality and profound spirituality, can inspire the lives of women, mothers, widows, religious, social worker… the list goes on. The Daughters of Charity present a YouTube video “Louise – Saint for everyone” Related FAMVIN Posts:Daughters of Charity at RiskLouise de Marillac – Woman of the ChurchDaughters of Charity [...]
Louise de Marillac, like each one of us, had been educated in the practice of good manners. From the time that she was a little girl she had learned to express her gratitude for the favors that she received and in a friendly tone said thank you to those persons from whom she had received [...]
A timeline, biography and a slide show in preparation for the feast of St. Louise de Marillac on Marcy 15. Visit the international site of the Daughters of Charity. Their “Focus On” feature this month is “First Part of : The Year of Faith and the Life of St. Louise”. See also VinFormation’s feature for the month [...]
In March VinFormation celebrates the Feast of St. Louise de Marillac with two new presentations, based on the article ‘God Wants First The Heart And Then The Work:’ Louise De Marillac And Leadership In The Vincentian Tradition by Louise Sullivan D.C. With short vignettes listed below think about topics such as … Vincent and Louise [...]
You might be surprised at what Louise de Marillac, Elizabeth Bayley Seton, Catherine Harkins Founder of LCUSA had in common beyond being women who lived lives of mission. All were widows. The first two are relatively well known. Catherine Harkins was twice widowed. Visit Vincentian Women to learn more about these authentically Vincentian women. Go on to [...]
Canadian Vincentian Lynn L’Heureux offers this insight… We are ordinary people called by God as Paul was. We sin, we get angry and we make many mistakes. God, however, is quite extraordinary, and he does extraordinary works with ordinary and imperfect people like us. He calls, we say “yes” and evangelization around the world begins. [...]
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