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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...
All beatitudes are 140 characters

All beatitudes are 140 characters

Have you ever noticed that all the Beatitudes are 140 characters or less? Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall possess the earth. Blessed are...

Where was God in Newton, Connecticut

Where was God in Newton, Connecticut

Frequent famvin collaborator Susan Stabile asked in her personal blog "Where Was God Yesterday? Yesterday’s violence in Connecticut was horrific. Was anyone not in tears as the news poured in that so many young children had been shot? It was almost too difficult to...

US celebrates patron saint of the Americas

US celebrates patron saint of the Americas

Whispers in the Loggia present a collection of short videos on how Americans celebrated the feast of their national patron, Our Lady of Guadalupe Los Angles Chicago Austin Indiana South Carolina New York Brooklyn OUR LADY of GUADALUPE--PATRONESS of the USA? Cardinal...

Prayer in time of tragedy

Prayer in time of tragedy

A time of joyful hope was shattered by violence with the school shooting on December 14, 2012, in Connecticut. The Prince of Peace was once a child whose peers were slain by Herod’s senseless rage. Today, let us pray… Immanuel, God with us, As a babe, you were spared...

TextWeek goes mobile

TextWeek goes mobile

The Text This Week is a site that’s been around for a while, providing comprehensive resources for lectionary preachers and Church leaders.  Clicking on a passage will instantly give you access to commentaries (both ancient and contemporary), prayers, music...

Paul VI on Vatican II liturgy

Paul VI on Vatican II liturgy

The rejection of the Vatican II liturgy is a rejection of its ecclesiology and theology. In his newly published book True Reform: Liturgy and Ecclesiology in Sacrosanctum Concilium, Massimo Faggioli narrates Paul's response when his philosopher friend Jean Guitton...

Mobile app for Advent calendar

Mobile app for Advent calendar

The annual Advent Calendar this year is both online and available as an App for your iPhone and Android mobile phones. www.Xt3.com/advent Extremely popular with everyone but especially young people, youth groups and schools, this year's calendar is packed with even...

“The Poor in the heart of St. Vincent”

“The Poor in the heart of St. Vincent”

Celestino Fernandez writes... "I simply ask the listener or the reader to imagine for a moment Vincent de Paul, an elderly man, speaking to us about the memories of his heart and doing so as a type of indelible witness. Once again then he opens his heart to us like a...

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