Articles in Formation

Vincentian Prayer Images: “The Colors of Charity” • 4

This series is a visual memory of the art exhibition “The Colors of Charity,” which was on exhibit from 15 December 2017 to 25 February 2018 at the Collegio Alberoni of Piacenza.

“Renewal of Vincentian Spirituality” Part 2

This is the second in a series of presentations based on the article The Revitalization of Vincentian Spirituality, by John P. Prager, CM.   Download PPT   Download...

Blessed Daughters of Charity, Martyrs of Arras and Dax (June 26)

The story of the Martyrs of Arras, based on “In the Footsteps of Vincent de Paul: a Guide to Vincentian France” by Father John E. Rybolt, C.M.

Saint John the Baptist, Mother Seton, and the Meaning of Birthdays

June 24 is the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, coming exactly half a year from Christmas. Everyone loves a birthday, but St. Elizabeth Ann Seton intuitively saw something the Catholic Church also uniquely sees: birthdays have a deep and powerful meaning.

Random acts of kindness

Baptism of the Lord (B), January 11, 2015 – Is 42, 1-4. 6-7; Acts 10, 34-38; Mk 1, 7-11 He went about doing good (Acts 10, 38) We the baptized are authentic followers of Jesus if we, in imitation of him, are God’s humble and suffering servants. Jesus humbly undergoes...

Take your pick

Epiphany of the Lord (B), January 4, 2015 – Is 60, 1-6; Eph 3, 2-3a. 5-6; Mt 2, 1-12 The Gentiles are coheirs (Eph 3, 6) Those who, like St. Elizabeth Seton, are open to others’ interests are guided to the light, while those who lock themselves up in their own...

Casa Santa Marta, not Palazzo Apostolico

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph (B), December 28, 2014 – Sir 3, 2-6. 12-14; Col 3, 12-21; Lk 2, 22-40 Put on … heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience (Col 3, 12) God wants us to be humble and holy in his sight. In Nazareth, sharing...

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