Shortly before becoming a Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel, CM called on the Vatican to speak for those suffering...
Many forms of examination of conscience
Lynn L’Heureux reflects on Silence – Celebrate the Good – Love and Encourage – Darkness and Light
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 – 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?
He was only 24 when he died yet what an impact this handsome pipe smoking, mountain-climbing Vincentian had. The latest illustration comes from Olivia and her post Why We Love Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati Enough to Name Our Kid and This Blog in His Honor
Journey through Advent with Pope’s daily homilies – Now that’s an idea!
Pope issues letter for Year of Consecrated Life. The Pope underlined the aims of the Year of Consecrated Life, namely to look to the past with gratitude, to live the present with passion and to embrace the future with hope.
The International Business Times reports… “Women from Catholic religious orders watched Lifetime’s new reality TV series “The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns” intently Tuesday night. Some held premiere parties while others blogged and tweeted their reactions
Prayer, Peace, a place for the Poor – Advent letter of the Superior General
Thanksgiving is a perfect time to exercise our gratitude muscles. BusterdHalo offers a way for us to join together to take stock of our many blessings and give thanks. A Gratitude Retreat. Let’s not take gratitude for granted.
Many followers of Vincent, Louise, Elizabeth and Frederic have learned that Pope Francis has commissionsed showers for the homeless under St. Peter’s colonnades. On Monday 17th of November work will begin to renovate the public restrooms for pilgrims: there will be a space for homeless people to wash. Ten parishes in Rome will do the same. The story is simple but there are implications.