A Time to Withdraw to the Wilderness

I remember what a priest once shared, during the season of Advent, on how his mother prepared her children for the celebration of Christmas. This mother, though she was an illiterate and simple woman, had a very unique way of preparing her children for Christmas. On...

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”.

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Vincentians Care

Vincentians Care - Vincentians Bring Mercy – Forgiveness is Power - Vincentians Validated by God Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Vincentians Care - Identifying the least among us and reaching out to them is a good Lenten exercise.  As...

Crucified Jesus:  Despair and Hope; Death and Life

Courage! Jesus leads us

Leading fearful disciples, who are also slow to understand, Jesus heads towards Jerusalem to face with courage his painful fate. Courage does not mean not agonizing at the specter of suffering and death. Jesus is in such agony that his sweat becomes “like drops of...

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Vincentians Heal the Hurt

Vincentians Heal the Hurt – Let our Love Rule – Works of Mercy Always – Vincentian Child of God Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast Tuesday March 15, 2016 Vincentians Heal the Hurt – We are all called to heal one another and to purify ourselves and others.  Those we...

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