You don’t have to understand the Indonesian language to understand this 8 minute video which begins with young Vincentians celebrating “gangnam” style and portraying the Vincentian story. For those not familiar with gangnam suffice it to say there is a video which has broken YouTube’s all time record for most views with over one BILLION [...]
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Contrary to the Facebook designation of relationships “its not complicated”. During Vocation Awareness Week here are three simple questions to reflect on… Joy: Where is your deepeest joy? As you look back on your lift experiences, what are that things you have done that have given you a profound sense of joy? Gifts: Where have [...]
January 13-19, 2013 marks the annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations. National Vocations Awareness Week began in 1976 when [...]
Amanda Kern writes, “The question is…..why would a healthy 20-something join a community like this, a community where the average age is in the 70s, a community where she may soon see Sisters she knows and loves forget who she is? Why not join a community where the average age is in their 30s or [...]
The Sisters of Charity of Convent Station NJ have a video archive on their website that currently features three movies… Charity Unfolding: 150th Anniversary Immigration Reform with Sr. with Sr. Jacquelyn Balasia, SC Meet the Sisters of Charity: Discover your future Related FAMVIN Posts:Elections results for Sisters of Charity St. ElizabethJustice Concerns – [...]
Amanda Kern writes that ”one day, in junior year, the idea popped in my head “maybe I’ll become a nun”. The thought terrified me. But every day, walking those slate steps to and from classes, I passed a painted nun with a tender face that told me “Look, this is what your life could be…” I mostly tried to [...]
St. Theresa and Mother Theresa! Imagine what they did through prayer and in the slums. Welcome to Imagine Sisters! Have you ever met a religious sister? They tend to be the happiest women on Earth. They pray, they sacrifice their lives in love and service to those in need, they live in community–and in many ways [...]
“She said something that I immediately wrote down and knew that I had to write a blog entry about it. “It’s definitely a hard thing for people to understand. Mission work or religious life. We have extremely low and challenging moments, but it’s something we freely choose anyway and then have the audacity to claim it’s our [...]
Tracy Kemme writes, “One of the greatest gifts of becoming a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, I am learning, is the fabulous company gained at no extra charge. It is living a life uncommon, in common. When Andrea and I looked out into the congregation during our Affiliation ceremony in June, we were humbled by the [...]
Amanda offers A Cheat-Sheet for Discerners of Religious Life
“I don’t know about you but I loved that time in junior/senior year of high school when colleges began to “recruit”. Why? Because that meant lots of mail from different colleges, which meant, for me, lots of anticipation and excitement for the future. As I flipped through the pages of their brochures and magazines, I tried to imagine myself there. And there were so many choices, so many places to imagine. But the number of choices were also overwhelming at times. So overwhelming that, in fact, I applied to five different colleges – not making a final decision until shortly before graduation.
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