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From Value to Virtue: Gentleness

To say #IamVincent means to live a life of virtue. Actually, it means to live a life of five essential virtues. The third is Meekness: the virtue of gentleness. It is interesting to note that “Wikipedia” speaks of gentleness as a virtue of former ages but is nevertheless found in those persons who have preserved […]

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From Value to Virtue: Learning to say #IamVincent

To say #IamVincent means to live a life of virtue. Actually, it means to live a life of five essential virtues. Fr. Santiago Azcarate, CM, Religious Advisor to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society in Spain, has written, Virtue can be seen as the crystallization of good intentions which are often passing and changing. Virtue, […]

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Vincentian Care for Creation

Will you pray for creation?

Pope Francis has asked all to prayer for creation on September 1. Pope Francis wishes to remind us that: “Christians are called to an ecological conversion whereby the effects of their encounter with Jesus Christ become evident in their relationship with the world around them.” Thus, “living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork […]

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Being Authentically Catholic and Vincentian

Fr. Dennis Holtschneider, CM asks “Every generation has to think about the mission and purpose of the Institution…how are we most authentically Vincentian carrying on the mission that Vincent began?” This is the question that every branch of the Vincentian Family faces. If you are a member of one these branches can you articulate the […]

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