Articles in Spirituality and Spiritual Practice

Entering the Mysteries of Holy Week With Mother Seton

The rituals of Holy Week evolved over centuries to help us enter more deeply into the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ. Through her own experiences of suffering and joy, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton’s life was a mirror of Christ’s Passion and Resurrection. During Holy...

The Vincentian Family Prays for Peace and Joins in the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Heart of Mary

On Friday, March 25, during the celebration of Reconciliation that he will preside over at 5:00 p.m. in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

A Call to Prayer

We invite the worldwide Vincentian Family to again join in prayer with the Church for peace in Ukraine.

A prayer in solidarity with Ukraine

Pope Francis, stating that his “heart is broken” invited people to pray and fast for peace in Ukraine. We take this time now to be close to the sufferings of our Ukrainian sisters and brothers.

Doing theology in a garbage dump

Doing theology in a garbage dump

Daniel Franklin E. Pilario, C.M. writes”…on weekends, I help my Vincentian confreres in their parish in Payatas, the biggest garbage dump in Manila. … I was invited there to help in giving pastoral care – celebrate Masses or bless the dead, give seminars, meet people. Later, I began to realize that it was not mainly I who was helping. It was in fact they who were helping me make sense of my theology. But that is going ahead of the story.”

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