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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...
Using film to contemplate Religious Life

Using film to contemplate Religious Life

Cinema, the Vows, Mission, Communion, Spirituality – using film to contemplate Religious Life As we approach Vocation Awareness week, January 13-19,  Sr.  Rose Pacatte, respected Catholic film critic writes, "Over the last year or so I prepared these lists for the...

Pray tiny bit more in the Year of Faith

Looking for a simple way to deepen prayer in the coming year? "Pray just a tiny bit more." This guest post from Susan Stabile offers an example of a simple  way of building on things that are already a pattern in our lives. In this case it is as simple asmaking it a...

Fostering Faith Formation in the New Year

Fostering Faith Formation in the New Year

How can churches create a future for faith formation using the four scenarios as a guide to responding creatively and proactively to the religious and spiritual needs of people—today and into the future? The good news is that there are proven strategies, ideas, and...

10 ways to love in the New Year

10 ways to love in the New Year

Father Reinhard  Kofler, CM, Vienna, Austria writes  on his Facebook Vincentian International Communications Group - "10 point-wisdom from the bible" - I think they are also Vincentian values: easy to recognise and live them in the new year 2013. All the best and...

Gospel music in Vatican

RomeReports feature the annual Rome Gospel Festival in the heart of the Vatican.Their velvety voices harmoniously synchronized... never hiding their emotion... Above all, praising God and preaching his love... that's Gospel music... And while it may be an everlasting...

Pope’s Christmas message – 65 languages

Pope’s Christmas message – 65 languages

The yearly tradition shaped up with thousands of pilgrims gathered at St. Peter's Square in anticipation of the Pope's Christmas message. Benedict XVI stepped out into the main balcony to deliver his speech and issue greetings in over 65 languages, including Chinese,...

Shepherds seeing what others miss

Shepherds seeing what others miss

Today more than ever we need to find our God in unexpected places and unexpected people. May this year's biggest blessing be learning to see the Christ in ourselves and one another with the shepherds' eyes of faith! Have a blessed Christmas!

Christ in the manger today

Christ in the manger today

As we approach the body of Christ in the manger we might reflect on Christ in the mangers of the world today. Saint John Chrysostom writes... Do you want to honor Christ’s body? Then do not scorn him in his nakedness, nor honor him here in the church with silken...

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