COVID 19 is by no means the only pandemic we face. We need to work together… That requires a culture of collaboration.
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I suspect you will feel moved, proud, and challenged by the words of Pope Saint John Paul II.
I confess Almost 250 years ago on July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress set in motion a major systemic change for the United States of America… also the whole world. We know it as “The Declaration of Independence.” I confess that until last year I had not read...
We haven’t been awake to how digital technology is changing the landscape of our lives.
Did this artist capture Vincent’s sprit? What do our tables usually look like?
Who is a VIncentian? Is it an organization, a mindset, a federation of religious organizations? Let me suggest that it is a way of looking at things shared by a number of people.
Do you think it is possible to capture the essence of Laudato SI in one cartoon or just five words?
Do we recognize this generation’s Frederic and friends in our midst today?
It’s common for people to perceive God is like the fatherly figures in their lives. I experienced my father as loving.
What might be “Socially Acceptable” and “Not Socially Acceptable” elements of “structural” racism.
Vincent changed his world by asking questions! What are our questions?
With the disciples on the road to Emmaus, we are all struggling to make sense of the past few weeks since the murder of George Floyd.
Gradually I became aware of the Body of Christ frozen in time in Michelangelo’s masterpiece, The Pieta.
As you prepare to celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi, have you ever thought of how it provides the underpinnings for systemic change?
What do our tables say to us about whose lives matter?
It has been a journey from Trinity as a puzzle to Trinity as a model for my life.
“Respect for minorities is to be considered the touchstone of social harmony and the index of the civic maturity attained by a country and its institutions” St. John Paul II
The hardships of war emptied out the homes of the poor in Vincent’s day. How will we work for those driven from their homes today?
We are God’s Story… and God’s Storytellers
The earth herself, burdened and laid waste, is among the most abandoned and maltreated of our poor; she “groans in travail” (Rom 8:22)
Sr. Marta’s generous gift to a young family…
What is the most important room in the history of the world… and our lives? The Oval Office, Buckingham Palace? … Would you believe a simple “upper room” in Jerusalem! Why? Because in that room on the day we call Pentecost, the most powerful movement in history was...
A simple story that describes what it is like to be poor.
What gave her the strength to minister through three waves of a pandemic?
Mindwalk is a vehicle for contact, inspiration, mutual support. In short, a place of mutual encounter where people share their experience, learn from one another and inspired in their following of Christ the evangelizer of the Poor.
If Vincent had a secret sauce what might be the main ingredient?
What enabled Vincent to keep his lamps lit in the face of trgedy? What can we learn from him?
There’s a simple and powerful way to confront the world’s most pressing crises, says women’s rights activist Yifat Susskind in a Ted Talk – think like a mother!
Vincentian solidarity against COVID-19: 13 Houses Campaign and Coronavirus The "13 Houses" Campaign is expanding due to COVID-19 to support the poorest of the poor and the homeless. All monies raised by the Famvin Homeless Alliance through Depaul International will be...