I remember well the stir caused when Christian Barnard in 1967 announced the first successful human heart transplant. Newly ordained, I joined with people around the world rejoicing in this miracle.
Articles in Reflections
The reward we get for sacrifice and almsgiving is eternal, it’s personal, it’s fulfilling in every way.
Our national social justice committee formed a sub committee titled the Indigenous Sharing Circle. (ISC).
In recent years I have reflected on that wonderful phrase of Pope Francis – “the saints next door.”
As a member of the Social Justice Representatives of North America, I find myself grateful over and over again for the global view of the Vincentian Family.
I like the term “guardian.” It has an association with St. Joseph. Frequently he receives the title “Guardian of the Lord” and “Guardian of the Holy Family.”
That day, as Jesus sat in the temple precincts, what impressed him? What caught his eye?
Jesus, our Shepherd, leads us along the right path. He spreads clouds as cover and fire to light up the night. He wants us to hope, not to fear. Today’s gospel speaks about signs in the sun, the moon and the stars. They show that the Son of Man will come soon in...
Vincent would try to lift the poor out of their corporal and spiritual poverty and to make the rich put themselves at the service of the poor.
“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: People Who Suffer From Depression.
A big storm approaches. The weatherman urges everyone to get to higher ground. In his rectory, a priest says, “I won’t worry, God will save me.”
As we see the changes nature provides to us, perhaps all Vincentians can take this time to examine how we might be open to some personal and organizational changes.