The Vincentian Family is a movement made up of more than 160 institutions and some 4,000,000 people who follow Jesus Christ, serving the poor, as did St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac and many other believers who, over the last four centuries, have enriched the Vincentian charism.
I was determined to experience the waterway itself — that huge, 300-mile expanse that flows from the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York state all the way south to New York Harbor, eventually connecting with the Atlantic Ocean.
Whenever I have taught the Epistles of Paul or instructed lectors on these texts, I emphasize that one must read these letters as if they were addressed to oneself and to a Christian community gathered to hear them.
I thought I was finished with the feast of the Epiphany for this year. Then I read the text of Pope Francis’ homily on the feast.
Jesus is Good News to the poor. To be such news is his program as the One that the Father has anointed with the Holy Spirt and sent. True to what the voice from heaven told him at his baptism, the Son takes up the Servant’s program. We heard two Sundays ago that...
Early this week we were hit by the news, via a message from Sr. Françoise Petit , Superioress General of the Daughters of Charity to all sisters regarding a group of Ethiopian Daughters of Charity arrested by government forces in Ethiopia in the midst of the...
The Daughters of Charity should consider the poor as their lords and masters…
Join us on a 15-day journey of prayer with St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, an ordinary woman who endured extraordinary suffering, and became the first American-born Saint.
We are the Eucharistic Sisters, a religious congregation of the Byzantine-Slavic rite and we are happy to be part of the great Vincentian Family.
Fr. Rooney reflects on human dignity in Catholic Social Teaching, as described by former Vincentian Superior General Robert P. Maloney, C.M.
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