How the Pope’s Imagery on critical care can overlook long-term rehab got me thinking about implications of how some in the Vincentian Family view direct service and systemic change.
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Sr. Regina Becthle, SC writes about the resource tool for letters of Elizabeth Seton...This is to let you (and FAMVIN readers) know that the first installment of charts listing documents written to and about Elizabeth Seton, the Seton and Bayley families, and related...
Pentecost celebrates the amazing power that… is forever re-chargeable. All we have to do is open ourselves to receive it.
“Mary, Mother of the Church”. Sr. Regina Bechtle, S.C. reflects on Mary in the Wedding at Cana, and as part of the community of disciples after the Resurrection.
Three Vincentian models of motherhood
Epiphany – it’s no accident that the feast of St. Elizabeth Seton falls on or near this day each year. Epiphany celebrates a manifestation, a revelation, a great “aha” moment.
Why is it that other people "resist"? There has been a lot of talk about resistance to changes in the church and in society. But as I read the blogs and the tweets I am struck by the fact that many seem to assume that it is "the other" who is resisting. Whether it is...
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Sr. Regina Bechtle, SC (New York) shares just such moments in the reflection below.
200 years ago Elizabeth Ann Seton turned 40. The world knew war, violence, turmoil and uncertainty, much like today.
“I AM A MOTHER”: SAINT ELIZABETH ANN SETON ON MOTHERHOOD The letters of Saint Elizabeth Seton (1774-1821) to and about her family reflect exactly the kind of concerns a mother today would have about her children's lives, choices, job prospects, etc. She wrote and...