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Prayer Service for Feast of St. Vincent from the Brothers CMM, Netherlands

The Brothers CMM (Netherlands) have shared materials from their meditative meeting as a preparation for the feast of Saint Vincent, including a service with hymns and readings. Downloadable PDFs.

The Superioress General Sister Françoise Petit, D.C. visited Ukraine

On August 26-28, 2022, Superioress General of the Daughters of Charity Sister Françoise Petit visited most of the communities of the Daughters of Charity in Ukraine. She was accompanied on the trip by, among others, Sister Hanna Cybyla, General Councilor for the...

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.

Know and conquer your Giants

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...

A man drawn to serve the poor

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...

Resources from SVDP New South Wales

Resources from SVDP New South Wales

Among the resources offered... The Vincentian Visitation Guidelines The Vincentian Visitation Guidelines are for members and volunteers who are engaged in visitation. They provide a common framework for offering assistance and aim to encourage good practice in the...

Standing With Jews This Yom Kippur

Standing With Jews This Yom Kippur

Standing With Jews This Yom Kippur  reflections by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB in  Zenit:The world seen from Rome.   "With them we recall our common trust in Gods grace and mercy, which we have inherited from the Jewish experience of God. With them we honor the richness of...

We have a choice, give your heart, time, self

We have a choice, give your heart, time, self

"We Have a Choice - Give your Heart – Give your Time – Give yourself" writes  Lynn L'Heureux in her weekly Vincentian reflection. (9/3/2013) Greetings, prayers and all good things I pray for my dear Vincentian Family.  You truly are my strength.  Pray today for our...

Choosing Seminary over NFL career

Choosing Seminary over NFL career

>Why would a promising All-American turn from options in the NFL toward theological education and the pastoral ministry? I invite you to watch this moving 11-minute story of Michigan State linebacker Chris Norman. http://vimeo.com/73414547 Desiring God commissioned...

American Saints – the next 5?

The meaning of Batman

Whether Ben Affleck will be able to pull off a new portrayal of the Caped Crusader remains to be seen. But what is it about Batman that makes people so protective of the character? Created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger in 1939, Batman has had countless...

Starting point for Vincentian Formation

Starting point for Vincentian Formation

Fr. Dennis Holtschneider, President of dePaul University,  offers his take on the Starting Point for Vincentian Formation.  We represent very different lifestyles and types of ministry, so formation is going to look a bit different for each of us. But I believe there...

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