Benito Martinez

Working for the Needy for Free and without Making Noise • A Weekly Reflection with Louise

"Oh, what a happiness, if, without offending God, the Company could be employed only in the service of those who are destitute in all things! To this end, this Company must never depart from nor change its poor manner of life. Thus, should Divine Providence provide...

The Miraculous Medal (Reflection)

On the afternoon of November 27, 1830, a Daughter of Charity, St. Catherine Labouré, was praying in a chapel in Paris, when she had a vision. The Virgin Mary appeared to her holding in her hands a globe illuminated by rays that came out of her hands. The globe...

Selfish or Individualistic • A Weekly Reflection with Louise

"My Most Honored Father, I cannot wait any longer to tell you of the state I was in during my little retreat. I believe God does not wish me to taste fully this sweetness for I have been distracted since yesterday by one of our sick who received Extreme Unction. She...

The Vincentian Family, Disoriented • A Weekly Reflection with Louise

"I can no longer hide the sorrow of my heart at hearing that much is to be desired in you. [...] Where is the spirit of fervor which animated you when you were first established in Angers and which led you to esteem your directors so highly? [...] Where are the...

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