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Be an answer to prayer

God is Calling - Please don’t put Him on hold. Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday November 12, 2013 God is Calling – Be an answer to prayer – Dutiful Servant -Living and Dying in Jesus Dear Vincentian Family and friends:  Each of you continues to be in my...

A Canadian reflection on Veterans/Armistice/Remembrance Day

SPIRITUAL REFLEXION FOR NOVEMBER - REMEMBRANCE DAY Remembrance Day was always a special day when I was growing up. My family were forever reminding us of the great sacrifices that our military made in order to keep our country safe and to bring an end to the conflict...

Regina Bechtle – Helpful Advice on Prayer

The following is taken from the November 2013 issue of Living with Christ,page 20. We invite you to visit their website at www.livingwithchrist.us This month, Living with Christ asked Sr. Regina: What is the most helpful advice you’ve received about prayer? As a young...

Connecting the head and the heart

Two seasoned spiritual directors in in conversation….

Sandra C. Smith and Susan Stabile exchange ideas about connecting the head and the heart in spiritual companionship and living.

The Stations of the Resurrection

The Stations of the Resurrection emphasize the hopeful aspect of the Christian story and (just as the Stations of the Cross help deepen our Lenten experience) can serve to deepen our appreciation of this Easter season. Susan Stabile writes, "Here are the fourteen. My...

John Paul II Stations of the Cross

The following stations of the cross are based on those celebrated by Pope John Paul II on Good Friday 1991. They are presented here as an alternative to the traditional stations1 and as a way of reflecting more deeply on the Scriptural accounts of Christ's passion.

Will we follow? (as seen in new media)

Throughout the course of his public ministry, Jesus knew both the adoration and desertion of the crowds. Today, just as 2,000 years ago, the gospel asks a question that demands an answer: Will we follow? This video illustrates this truth through the dynamic lens of a...

40 days with…

40 days with…

Among the Lenten daily programs Vincentian may find thought provoking   "40 days with the least"  (pdf link no longer active) as a way of engaging with Fr. Greg Gay's Lenten Letter. A 40 day carbon fast approaches the 40 days from the viewpoint of an ecological...

Steelers, Belize, Nazareth Sisters of Charity

Steeler Nation recently put down roots more than 3,000 miles south of Pittsburgh in the Central American city of Belize when a home was built for a needy family through the efforts of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The home  is painted a bold yellow with black...

What Does Renewal Mean to Me in 2011?

Here is the take of  Bea Garza, South Central SVDP Region Formation Committee... "... as in the past, we seek transformation to a better way of practicing and delivering our services. One approach, to be introduced in 2011, is the systemic change approach. We're all...

There ought to be a law against that!

If you have ever thought that it might be helpful to realize the advocacy is the legal and peaceful means we have to say There ought to be a law against that! The Voice of the Poor website of the Ontario Regional Council of the SVDP offers some perspectives and,...

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