What enabled Vincent to keep his lamps lit in the face of trgedy? What can we learn from him?
Articles in Formation
“Elizabeth Ann Seton was a mother in every respect, loving her own children, her extended family, her spiritual daughters, her students, and persons in need, with maternal care.”
Globally, in the shutdown, fundraising has dwindled, and many charities are in crisis – including those of our Vincentian Family.
I have often given talks on the importance of silence and on the need to listen. I know the value of these attitudes in prayer and in fruitful conversation. From the silence can emerge new ideas and insights.
In this year’s Lenten letter, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, 24th successor of St. Vincent, invites us to reflect on the importance of prayer for all of us who walk together in the Vincentian Family movement.
Over his lifetime he created a network of institutions dedicated to initial formation. We call this systemic change by the name of seminaries.
Jesus Christ embodies the overflowing fullness of God. He eagerly wishes to share with us this fullness. Jesus goes on showing what to fulfill the commandments and go beyond the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees means. He wants to see in us overflowing...
Can we pray when we walk the streets of our lives?
The Vincentian Family could be compared with a lush and youthful tree laden with fruit and adorned with flowers.
A presentation showing some examples of the fortitude and bravery of Blessed Rosalie Rendu.
Some of the St. Vincent’s insights can be developed in a new context and perhaps taken in new directions.
“Hot button issues” vs. “Expanding horizons beyond conflicts”