Firewood for the Soul: Risk for Reward

A weekly reflection for all the Vincentian Family, from Australia.

Homily: Making ourselves “radically available” to others (Video)

An interesting homily by Bishop Donald J. Hying, the former National Episcopal Advisor to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA.

What Rich Man will be Saved? • A Weekly Reflection with Ozanam

We need not dwell on those amongst them who are better off [at Lyonnais Street]; those who, for six persons, can supply two beds, into which are huddled pellmell the sick and the healthy, boys of eighteen with girls of sixteen. Let's not talk about the ruin of the...

My Father taught me about “Our Father”

At some level, I assumed all fathers were like my father. I have always loved and admired my father. Using the image of a loving father helped me understand God’s love.

Living in a Bubble

Living in a Bubble

Who are You? - Perfect Love – Living in a Bubble - Jesus is Near Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – December 8, 2015 Dear Vincentian Family:  Today is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception a wonderful Holy Day.  The Feast of the Immaculate Conception centers on the...

A Child Among Us

A Child Among Us

“A Child Among Us” Considering Consecrated Life My grandnephew Wes (Weston) was born on December 12th, 2014.  Last year at Thanksgiving he was a big bump in the center of my niece-in-law, Lili.  Thus, at Thanksgiving this year, he was not quite one year old, being two...

Vincentians and Holy Doors

Vincentians and Holy Doors

Vincentians and Holy Doors! It can be fascinating to sit watching people pass through public doors. How many times will a person hold the door for someone following them? At times, it seems that in the hustle of life holding doors for others is becoming an abandoned...