The sixth in a series of videos offered by the AIC International Training Team to mark the Feast of St. Louise de Marillac.
In an article that originally appeared on the website Justice Matters Ireland, Sr. Claire Sweeney, DC, writes: According to Ozanam, social justice demands that all Christians be a leaven in society. Writing to Lallier in November 1836, he says: “…if the question which...
What is most important to you – your nation, culture, class, race, gender — or first and foremost being in God and a new and international community of God’s people?
We are a group of Vincentian Family social justice advocates from Canada and the United States collaborating together to hear and respond to the cries of our Common Home, Earth, and her peoples. We especially choose to address systemic racism and our complicity in it.
We must debunk the myths around why people become homeless so we can move toward solutions. Most never stop to put themselves in the shoes of the people they see suffering from homelessness.
Learning about the SDGs and understanding their significance is an important first step as together, creatively, we search for the most effective ways to advocate for these aspects of social justice.
Remember the Exodus instructions to the people Israel in the desert? Each morning, they may collect only enough “manna” to feed them for the day (Exod 16:4-15).
Is the Church like a closet where we wistfully keep things from the past, a dreary chamber filled only with us, our problems and our disappointments? Then it will be impossible to recognize God’s silent and unassuming presence.
Jesus is meek and lowly of heart. He wants us to catch his meekness and lowliness. Needless to say, the meek and lowly are patient, too, and they put their trust in God. Jesus is a good and patient Teacher. And “teacher” is the title he receives more than any...
St. Vincent told the Daughters of Charity: “Before dinner, make the examination of conscience… on the resolutions you took at meditation…”
Every day people come with new and untold stories to the doorway of the Chapel of the Miraculous Medal at 140 rue du Bac.
Based on a sermon by Jean Daniel Planchot, CM.