Vinformation presents a video reflection “The Spiritual Fire Within” based on a presentation by Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M . It is based on text taken from SYSTEMIC CHANGE AND THE POOR General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission July 2, 2010 Link to original presentation source on VinFormation here. Link to textual source Maloney systemichange summary and more [...]
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How are ordinary people changing the systems that have trapped them? The members of the International Commission to Promote Systemic Change offer a new series of stories illustrating lived insights from around the world. Simple ideas that work. In the first of these stories Robert Maloney CM tells the story of “Mary’s Meals” …”a simple [...]
Former Superior General reflects on “The Eucharist in the Vincentian Tradition – Love is Creative unto Infinity” He writes… In this article I offer some reflections on the Eucharist in the Vincentian tradition. Following a methodology I have used on many other occasions, I will divide these reflections into three parts: The Eucharist in the life and [...]
“Seeds of Hope can be purchased on line through the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. It is available at on our webpage: www.svdpusa.org , click on “order materials”. It can also be ordered by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.” For further information about how the book is being used visit this famvin search for “Seeds of Hope” See especially useful [...]
Embrace the beautiful! Evangelizing Through Beauty: A commentary by Fr. Barron A thoughtful reflection about the process of evangelization as moving from the beautiful to the good to the true rather than the reverse order. For a Vincentian perspective see also Fr. Robert Maloney, CM, former Superior General, letter to Vincentian Artists. To Vincentian Artists [...]
WWVD – What would Vincent do for Lent today?Vincentians today can look at two sources for an answer. The most obvious is of course what the successor sof Vincent write of in their Lenten Letters. Vinformation also offers some ideas on connecting with our Vincentian Family heritage during Lent. As the Superior General’s Lenten 2012 greeting reminds [...]
Awarded the French Legion of Honor Medal, mysteriously still has fresh flowers put on her grave in Paris, stood at the barricades ministering and calling for peace in time of war, mentor to a group of young collegians who work continues today in almost every country in the world… just some of the things that [...]
Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac, the administrators Excerpts from an article by Robert Maloney, CM St. Vincent was realistic, practical. He believed that, without a solid economic base, the Congregation and the Daughters of Charity could not carry out their missions. He said that he never accepted the proposal of “persons who have [...]
What went on inside this genuinely holy man? How did he see God? How did he look at his mission? What was his attitude toward those around him? What shape did his prayer-life take? Fr. Robert Maloney, CM offers food for thought on his feast Sept. 11, the anniversary of “9/11.” Related FAMVIN Posts:Two Superiors [...]
As we approach Good Friday if you are looking for Vincentian perspectives on the Cross here are Robert Maloney’s reflections as presented in Vincentian Heritage. http://www.scribd.com/doc/39018182/The-Cross-in-Vincent-Ian-Spirituality-pdf The Cross in Vincentian Spirituality Robert P. Maloney C.M Vincentian Heritage Journal Volume 16, Issue 1 1995 Related FAMVIN Posts:To be worthy of the name Vincentian…We are signs of hope in the New [...]
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