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Lenten Video Series: Day 5, Filled with God’s Love and Joy

This Lent, we offer to you the 2021 Lenten Video Series created by the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal. Day 5: Filled with God’s Love and Joy.

Finding Jesus’ Footprints Today

We live in a post-Ascension world where Jesus no longer walks among us. Or does he? If we are the Body of Christ then our footprints are his footprints.

Letter from the Superior General on the occasion of the feast of St. Vincent de Paul

As usual at this time, the Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity have sent a reflection to the entire Vincentian Family on the occasion of the feast of Saint Vincent de Paul on September 27: Rome, 20 September 2017 To all the...

Putting faith in action

 Dear Vincentian Brothers and Sisters:  Let us pray for the entire Vincentian Family around the world and pray for our priests, deacons, bishops, archbishops and Pope Francis.  We are truly blessed to have clergy and religious on our paths to holiness.  There are so...
People wonder what makes us tick

People wonder what makes us tick

People who are poor must wonder what makes us “tick”. One Daughter of Charity at a clinic in India who changed a filthy bandage and cleaned the infected wound of a woman with leprosy was asked this question by the grateful woman. “Sister, how can you do this work?”

Archbishop Cupich, Pope Francis and St.Vincent

Archbishop Cupich, Pope Francis and St.Vincent

Archbishop Cupich, Pope Francis and St.Vincent – When I read this piece about Archbishop Cupich, Pope Francis’s first major U.S. appointment, I thought immediately of St. Vincent de Paul, and indeed just about all the founders of the the various branches of the Vincentian Family. What do you think?

“I AM A MOTHER” Elizabeth Seton

“I AM A MOTHER” Elizabeth Seton

“I AM A MOTHER”: SAINT ELIZABETH ANN SETON ON MOTHERHOOD The letters of Saint Elizabeth Seton (1774-1821) to and about her family reflect exactly the kind of concerns a mother today would have about her children's lives, choices, job prospects, etc. She wrote and...

Pope invites the world “Come and See”

Pope invites the world “Come and See”

“Come and see!”: Love is more powerful, love gives life, love makes hope blossom in the wilderness. "That is why we tell everyone: “Come and see!”  In every human situation, marked by frailty, sin and death, the Good News is no mere matter of words, but a testimony to...

Watered down Resurrection doesn’t work

Watered down Resurrection doesn’t work

Jim Martin SJ has a thoughtful reflection  on Why a watered-down Resurrection doesn't work. The Resurrection may be the hardest thing for people to accept about Christianity. Some agnostics embrace Jesus as a compassionate sage. Seekers, if they’re closer to belief,...

Go to where you know Jesus to be

Go to where you know Jesus to be

Kelly Wahlquist has a beautiful visual prayer "Go to where you know Jesus to be" "On Holy Saturday, when Mary Magdalene faced her darkest hour—her Lord, her Hope, her Love, her Savior was dead and buried—she went to the tomb. She went to where she knew the Lord to be....

Stations of the Cross in real life

Stations of the Cross in real life

Living Stations of the Cross - Connecting an ancient practice of remembrance with the suffering in today's world Megan Fincher writes "On Good Friday, Jesus not only reveals that he is our Savior, but also, more subtly, that he is our Teacher. During his Passion, was...

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