Vincentian Prayer Images: St. Vincent on the Role of Women

by | Feb 25, 2020 | Formation, Reflections, Vincentian Family

Here is another in our series of “Praying Our Heritage.” The series illustrates quotes from key figures in the Vincentian Heritage.

Let the image and the quote sink in, and take root. These images might surprise you into prayer at various points in your day.

“You know that in the early history of the Church, Deaconesses were appointed, and these women performed marvelous works in the Church of God. It was their duty to organize the women and to teach them how to conduct themselves during the liturgical assemblies. In this way, God was served equally by both sexes. Therefore, as members of the Congregation of the Mission, do we not have an obligation to give women their rightful place in the Church?” (St. Vincent On the Purpose of the Congregation of the Mission,” December 6, 1658)

Can we see the hand of God acting in our church today?

For the more visually oriented among us, you don’t have to wait for the weekly image on Tuesday. You can browse for yourself. You can even search for images related to key words. Visit and search VinFormation’s database of prayer images.

We hope you will enjoy these time-release prayer capsules!

We would also welcome you sharing with all of us images that inspired you to prayer.