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The Pope Video: Welcome the Needy

Welcome the Needy, which is part of “The Pope Video” series promoted by the Vatican, was released Thursday, February 2. Every month we will see a new two-minute video from Pope Francis with his intentions and a motivating message. The project is an initiative of Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer), that aims to spread […]

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Pope Francis: Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time

In our Vincentian Family Commissions meetings last week in Rome, one of the topics raised and discussed on more than one occasion was communications. Questions discussed were how are we communicating across commissions, how we are communicating with the Vincentian Executive Committee, how communications are across the Vincentian Family as a whole and how we […]

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Pope Adds New Urgent Intention to Monthly Prayers

After launching the first video series on his monthly prayer intentions last year, Pope Francis has decided to make some changes for 2017 by going back to an older system focusing on just one intention rather than two. However, true to form, he has also added a novelty: in addition to the one monthly intention, Francis […]

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Pope Francis’ “Misericordia et Misera” and our Vincentian Life

Misericordia et Misera is the title of the new apostolic letter of Pope Francis, presented on November 21. The letter begins with a profound reflection on two evangelical texts that speak of God’s mercy: the encounter of Jesus and the adulteress (Jn 8:1-11) and the encounter of Jesus with the sinner in the house of a […]

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Pope Francis Celebrates the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul with the Vincentian Family

Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M., Superior General, participated in the Eucharist Pope Francis celebrated in the chapel at the House of Santa Marta, Vatican, on the Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul, September 27, 2016. On the homily of Pope Francis for that day, L’Osservatore Romano writes: “To recognize spiritual desolation, to pray when we experience […]

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Mother Teresa, Pope Francis and the Vincentian Connection

There are some great insights into St. Vincent de Paul and Mother Teresa in Saint Vincent de Paul and Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta – Two Saints for Our Time found on our partner site “We are Vincentians” (vincentians.com). More insights can be had by reflecting on our founders, and on the current emphases of […]

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