Already and Not Yet (Mt 25: 14-30)

A phrase often on Jesus’ lips: “The Kingdom of God” — or in another iteration, “the Reign of God, His Father.”

Christ the King and the “Duck Test”

Many will recognize the saying, “If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.”

Tasks for the Servants of Jesus

Jesus has chosen and brought us to his house.  And he has assigned us tasks that we have to carry out as we wait for him to come back. There are not a few of us who do not do not fulfill our assigned tasks.  Is this due to our not being of those who are wise,...

Vincentian Prayer Images – Art By Vincentians 32

Share your thoughts on a weekly image of artwork made by members of the Vincentian Family.

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? 

Send Jesus, Send the Disciples

Send Jesus, Send the Disciples

Jesus is God’s Sent One to announce the Good News to the poor.  And the Sent One, in turn, does not hesitate to send his disciples. Jesus tells his disciples that for him to send them is to give them a share in his own mission.  For he says to them, “As the Father has...

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