How can we blend sysemic change and a “culture of encounter” in serving the homeless.
Articles in Formation
This Lent, we offer to you the 2020 Lenten Video Series created by the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal. Day 7: Acceptance.
Work without the opportunity to find its purpose and its contribution to creation in the service of others is work that can dehumanize.
Beginning in this week of July in 1830, St. Catherine Labouré, then a young Seminary Sister (novice) of the Daughters of Charity, received the extraordinary favor of three apparitions with the Virgin Mary.
I hear a lot of arguments about who is a “real” Christian or Catholic. Sometimes they sound suspiciously like the platforms of one or the other political party. They often remind me of Paul’s words. “Whenever someone says, “I belong to Paul,” and another, “I belong...
The “Vincentian Family of North America Social Justice Representatives Collaboration Climate Change Statement” written several years ago invites us to respond to the crisis of global climate change as one of the central ethical issues of our time.
The jar made of the stuff of this earth symbolizes the nitty gritty processes of everyday life — the how of getting things done, the down and dirty steps needed to distribute the treasure.
If we are asked we would all recognize the importance of prayer in everything we do… especially in our efforts toward systemic change.
Only Jesus is necessary. The men and the women who hear and follow him make the right choice that no one can take away from them. Jesus says that it is necessary that he suffers greatly in Jerusalem. And in due time he makes up his mind to go there. But on the way...
A recurring theme in the meetings of the Conferences, which challenges the Vincentians in general, is the question of giving alms to the poor.
This prayer was shared by Famvin Australia.
VFCAP has been very successful, reaching a total of 751 participants from 26 branches of the global Vincentian Family in 23 different countries over 6-year period.