Articles for Barquin

Prayer on the Peripheries

Since the appearance of COVID-19 in our midst, the manner in which we reach out to people, the manner in which we communicate with one another has changed in dramatic ways.

To Love Another Person Is To See the Face of God (Part IV)

This is the last segment devoted to this theme. In the last installment I told a story in which I attempted to communicate some of the presuppositions that can prevent one from actually loving another person. (Part IV)

To Love Another Person is to See the Face of God (Part III)

In my previous two posts I had used the words for the musical production of Les Miserables to show how Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac, Frederic Ozanam and Pope Francis were convinced of the reality that in loving our neighbor, we came to encounter the face of God. (Part III)

To Love Another Person is to See the Face of God (Part II)

The closing lines of the musical production of the Hugo’s Victors novel are quite powerful: to love another person is to see the face of God. (Part II)

Saturday Study Hall – Our favorite phrases

Saturday Study Hall – Our favorite phrases

Phrase we have used in the Vincentian Family... do we know where they came from and what is their context? Leave God for God Turn the medal The poor are our Lords and masters Affective and effective love The poor evangelize us The poor are our judges The following...

Visiting the poor as pilgrimage

Visiting the poor as pilgrimage

"The most evangelical and most essential pilgrimage for Christians is the one we undertake when we go out to encounter and serve those who are poor. It is in the poor that we encounter the compassionate and merciful God and therefore the poor become the goal of this...

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