Simple, Not Hidden • A Weekly Reflection with Vincent

"Another thing that recommends simplicity to us in a wonderful way are those words of Our Lord: 'I confess to you, Father, because you have hidden these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them to little ones.' I acknowledge this, Father, and thank You...

The Herald of Good Tidings

In the liturgical readings of the season of advent the book of Isaiah has a prominent place. Especially the passage, (Isa 40:1-11) in which we read about the voice which commands the herald of good tidings to “Cry out.” It is a solemn command to announce the good news...

Vincentian Advent Reflections 2023 – Week 1

A beautiful reflection about “gift-giving”.

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

We are seeing the replay of decades of hostility in the region of Jesus’ birth!

Reach by Grace the Unreachable Star

Reach by Grace the Unreachable Star

Jesus is not of the world.  Nor are his true disciples.  They get to reach what we who are humans find hard to reach. There is no doubt that the way Jesus teaches is not the same as others’ way.  For he teaches with authority, not as the scribe.  Also, there is such a...

Live with a Higher Purpose

Live with a Higher Purpose

There is a beautiful story which tells us about the importance living with a sense of higher purpose in our daily life. Once a man was passing by a construction site. The workers were busy with their different kinds works. He was curious to know what they were doing....

How Did America Get So Mean?

How Did America Get So Mean?

Noted columnist David Brooks caught my attention! In a September 2023 reflection in the Atlantic Monthly (Subscription required), he wrote Over the past eight years or so, I’ve been obsessed with two questions.  The first is: Why have Americans become so sad? … My second, related question is: Why have Americans become so mean? 

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