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Feed Other Humans First of All
by Ross Dizon | Mar 28, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
Jesus seeks to feed us with his body and blood, so that we may have life to the full. He loves us, yes, to the end....
Vincentian Prayer Images: Contemporary Art 21
by Famvin Media Resources | Mar 28, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
Share your thoughts on a weekly image of St. Vincent de Paul as portrayed by a contemporary artist.
Pope Francis – Confession Changed His Life
by John Freund, CM | Mar 24, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
In 1953 at the age of 17, Pope Francis had a life-changing experience in confession.
“Homelessness is a silent war on children”
by Fr. Michael Carroll, CM | Mar 23, 2023 | Formation, Homelessness, Reflections
What is the average age of homeless persons in America? Over 50 Between 30 and 49 Between 15 and 29 Below 15 I really wonder how many would have guessed age 11, much less that it is a well-researched fact. (as of January 2022). More info at this link Cynthia Griffith...
Never Alone (John 11:1-45)
by Tom McKenna, CM | Mar 22, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
One of the heaviest of feelings is the one of being alone. You hear it in the cry of an infant, and more generally you catch it in the forlorn look of any lonely person.
Facing St. Joseph’s Challenges Today
by John Freund, CM | Mar 22, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
Often we want to get around troubles and challenges in life rather than go through them. If only we could skip from the beginning to the end without going through the middle.
Dead to Sin and Living for God in Christ
by Ross Dizon | Mar 21, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
Jesus is the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in him, though they die, will not stay dead. In him they will live for God and be dead to sin. There cannot be dead folks among those who believe in Jesus. This flies in the face of my sorrow due to the...
St. Patrick: A Prophet for Social Justice
by John Freund, CM | Mar 17, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
I must admit the above title caught my eye. I never considered Patrick as a Prophet for Social Justice. Wander down this path with Kevin Ahern. You may be surprised.
A Vincentian View: Come to the Water
by Pat Griffin, CM | Mar 15, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
From a human point of view, water is inseparable from life.
What Can You Learn From History?
by John Freund, CM | Mar 15, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
I don’t often think of it. But one of the courses that influenced my life was a history course.
Open the Eyes of Those Who Cannot See
by Ross Dizon | Mar 14, 2023 | Formation, Reflections
Jesus is the light of the world. That is why to open the eyes of the blind is part of the task that his Father has entrusted to him. Jesus decides on his own to open the eyes of a man blind from birth. The latter gets to see so clearly that he recognizes him to be a...