This blog provides a snapshot of how different countries, systems and cultures are responding to the impact of COVID on homeless populations.
Articles in Reflections
During our pandemic, the lack of restrooms has become an issue for delivery workers, taxi and ride-hailing drivers, and others who make their living outside of a fixed office building.
Lessons Learned During the Pandemic, #6: Community prayer and celebrations during the time of confinement
I live in a community of the Congregation of the Mission composed of older priests: four of us are over 70, another 80.
In this contentious time when politics can influence decision-making, the biblical stories about food direct our attention to what is most important.
St. Vincent’s pastoral insight was “See, Judge and Act.” It all began with “Seeing”!
Jesus does not leave us alone especially in tough times. He stretches out his hand and catches us, so that we may not sink. The disciples go ahead by themselves in a boat. Meanwhile, Jesus dismisses the crowds. He, then, goes up on the mountain by himself to pray. ...
Long-term solutions take time… but are worth working for!
One of the churches in our neighborhood chose to encourage reflective time by creating a beautiful meditation garden encircling a labyrinth
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has afflicted the world, has led us to a greater appreciation of men and women who engage in various professions that are socially indispensable, although the individuals who carry them out are rarely worthily remunerated.
As a member of the Vincentian Family, I had the opportunity to join the Vincentian Biblical Reflection Confraternity.