I wish I could be more patient and kind! Is this something you would hear Vincent talk about?
Articles in Reflections
Ozanam never felt ashamed of his faith, nor did he hide it, even in university circles, places little given to beliefs.
I’m sure many of us have heard of the great Sioux warrior, Crazy Horse who took part in the infamous Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876 where Gen. Custer was defeated and killed. I’d like to tell you more about Crazy Horse.
Imagine that! Asking people who had personal experience of what the problem was and what might be the solution.
The pandemic has greatly changed our lives as a family. We have become separated because of medical reasons.
One of the favorite images seen all through the Scriptures is the feast, the sumptuous banquet overflowing, as Isaiah pictures it, with “juicy, rich food and choice wines.”
When St. Vincent asked “What must be done?” he looked beyond what was always done. Is there a better way of doing what we have always done?
Jesus embodies the truth that good deeds are love and not good words and reasons. Do we really live up to this truth? We are often encouraged to love God (SV.EN XI:32). “But let it be with the strength of our arms and the sweat of our brows.” That is to say, love...
Let’s leave everything to serve God and our neighbor. St. Vincent de Paul
Ozanam says, This [social] order rests on two virtues, justice and charity, Love and charity: are they the same? How do we try to promote justice?
Pope Francis is one of many strong voices beginning to unite with Indigenous voices in speaking out for the care of the environment.
”Laudato Si’ taught us that EVERYTHING is connected; ‘Fratelli Tutti’ teaches us that EVERYONE is connected.”