Our ability to go and do likewise in imitation of Jesus’ washing of the disciples’ feet is the “criterion by which the authenticity of our Eucharistic celebrations is judged.”
On Pentecost, they received the gift of God’s Spirit and they realized they had a mission to accomplish. Pentecost changed them… but not fully. As we have seen in the readings of the Acts of the Apostles they still had a lot to learn about their mission.
Some forgotten truths about Vincent and first steps in reclaiming.
I invite “every member of the Vincentian Family to take one very concrete step; that is, every member is to bring one new candidate to one of the branches of the Vincentian Family.” An ecological approach to vocations.
Pope Francis, in his recent writing explaining everyday holiness tells us “Hungering and thirsting for righteousness: that is holiness.”
Replicability is possible only with a well-planned, well-considered, well-measured and well-documented effort. When we come upon or a good idea or process and move to build oue own, care is necessary that we understand what we are implementing.