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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...
What Pope said and Korean Church did not report

What Pope said and Korean Church did not report

On the first day of Pope Francis’ visit to South Korea he met with the Korean bishops, telling them to be one with the poor.
However, some of his strongest advice was not reported at the time as several paragraphs from his talk were dropped in the official text distributed on the Korean bishops’ sponsored media website.

Who is That Man, Jesus?

Who is That Man, Jesus?

In this week's reflection Lynn L'Heureux writes  Who is That Man, Jesus?  – Reaching Out - Be Not Afraid! – Surrender Dear Vincentian Family:  Embrace your day of prayer and be present to others always.  I pray for each of you today. We are not alone.  ‘Lord, I love...

Who is That Man, Jesus?

The Good Life – Eye of the Needle

In her weekly column for the Vincent dePaul Society in Calgary Lynn L'Heureux writes of ... More Than one Way – Living the Good Life - Getting through that needle – Going the Extra Mile More Than One Way – I am sorry this was missed last week and so I add it today. ...

Vincent’s yes to the poor… and action

Vincent’s yes to the poor… and action

Word on Fire Blog - Vincent de Paul "I do not think that St. Vincent had mapped and plotted out in his mind that he would found so many institutions, groups or orders.... Rather, he said “yes” to the poor person who came to him... He recognized Christ in the need of...

Pope Francis and Ozanam – kindred spirits

Pope Francis and Ozanam – kindred spirits

In their own words .... Listen to Frederic Ozanam as he tell his brother, a priest, to get out of his rectory and go to the "outskirts"...  “The priests must give up their little bourgeois parishes: their flocks are an elite in the midst of a vast population that they...

Superior General, Vincent, Faith

Superior General, Vincent, Faith

Brothers and sisters, each year at the time of the feast of Saint Vincent de Paul we reflect on a theme that enables us to deepen our spirituality and to strengthen our commitment to the poor.  This year we want to reflect on the theme of faith, the central theme of...

Who is That Man, Jesus?

Know and conquer your Giants

Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast Tuesday September 24, 2013 We must pray for peace.  Almost 100 Christians killed in Pakistan and many injured including children.  Continued killing in Nigeria.  So much violence against the innocent!  Pray for those mourning the loss...

Superior General, Vincent, Faith

A man drawn to serve the poor

In a time of ignorance and suffering there was a man drawn to serve the poor. And his story became their story... And the story of 4,000 priests and brothers, 25,000 sisters and over 800,000 people who walk in his footsteps. They face the challenges of those who are...

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