A Vincentian View: Speaking the Truth

A Vincentian View: Speaking the Truth

A Vincentian View: “Speaking the Truth” In recent history in the United States, people have been more challenged to come to grips with the truth. In the political as well as ecclesial spheres, the need to decide who to believe and how much to believe has arisen...

A Vincentian View: Speaking the Truth

A Vincentian View: Writing Letters

A Vincentian View: “Writing Letters” When I worked for the Congregation and the Company in Europe, I resolved at the very beginning of my tenure to write home once-a-week. I carried out that commitment faithfully. Little danger exists that my letters will be collected...

A Vincentian View: Speaking the Truth

A Vincentian View: Family Gatherings

In the past two weeks, I have been to two important family events. One, a wedding in Milwaukee, enabled me to be surrounded by my brothers and sisters and their spouses for a few days.  It was wonderful to be together and talk about our parents and their children. I...

A Vincentian View: Speaking the Truth

A Vincentian View: In-Between Times

Vincentian View: In-Between Times We sometimes refer to that period which is sandwiched between two events as an “in-between” time. The occurrences which flank this interval often provide its character and purpose.  The unifying force of the interlude draws the two...

A Vincentian View: Speaking the Truth

A Vincentian View: The Smell

Vincentian View: “The Smell” All of us have heard the by-now famous statement of Pope Francis at a Chrism Mass where he told the gathered priests “Be shepherds with the smell of the sheep.”  To render “smell” as “scent” compromises the intent.  The earthy...

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