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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WWVD? – If you have ever wondered about this question here are resources that might help provide persepctive. “The Way of St. Vincent Is Our Way” was written for members of the Congregation of the Mission but the followers of Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac might find this 40 part series helpful. Introduction [...]
The important role that Vincent gave to the laity shows him as a precursor of the Second Vatican Council. His teaching and practice echoed through the Blessed Frederic Ozanam and his influence on the development of the social doctrine of the Church and the Encyclical of Leo XIII. In the early 20th century it led [...]
Fr. Corpus Delgado, CM writes in his article “Marian Spirituality and the Vincentian Charism” I felt it would be good to center our work on two essential elements that make up the two parts of this presentation. 1. What are the inspirational sources of Marian Spirituality within the Vincentian Charism? 2. How can we create [...]
The threads of Vincent’s life show a pattern for Vincentians to hold themselves accountable: Rootedness in the baptismal faith Event as expression of the will of God Special attention to disastrous situation (material and spiritual) The importance accorded to action Prayer as the place of “verification” of all actions The special link between faith and life [...]
According to someone who knows him well, the Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Francis’ actions reveal five characteristics of Francis – simplicity, approachability, continuity and fidelity to the Magisterium, tenderness and service. Those who know him closely say that to truly understand what he says, one must first understand what he does. I suspect I am [...]
Eamon Devlin writes “In the present climate of renewal the “eloquence” of Vincent de Paul may at best appear quaint; at worst it might seem heady and superfluous! I have adapted this article from a French thesis which I did as part of my university examination, hence the academic thrust of the subject. The aim [...]
“In Argentina, they say that if you want to understand the priestly soul of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, then you have to know the villas miserias, literally “villas of misery,” meaning the slums in Buenos Aires where the poorest of the poor are found ” writes John Allen in the NCR. Of course much the same was [...]
Chesterton once said that the difference between a sinner and saint is not that the saint doesn’t sin. The difference is that the saint knows they’re a sinner. This is what strikes me with St. Vincent de Paul. You might expect, and certainly you will get to some degree, a listing of all the amazing [...]
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 [...]
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