A Canadian View: Hope Can Overcome Hopelessness 

As we enter another Christmas time with lots of hopes and prayers it may be a good time to reflect on this world, we are living in which at times seems like a hopeless situation for many. 

A Canadian View: Homelessness – Why Should We Care? What Can We Do?

I think we are all aware of the increasing number of homeless women, men and children in our communities, whether large cities or smaller rural towns and villages.

A Canadian View: Refreshing Our Social Justice Approach

The term social justice can mean different to different people. It can also leave us confused on exactly what it is or is not.

A Canadian View: Summer Reflections

As we approach the end of summer here in Canada, for myself and many others, we have had a summer of relaxation and an opportunity to enjoy time with family and exploring new and exciting parts of our vast nation.

Healing Hands

Healing Hands

Healing Hands - Beggars for the Poor – Giving a Second Chance – Prayers Make Miracles Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Healing Hands – Vincentians are doing God’s work, by bringing His healing hands to all in need.  We receive this gift...

Healing Hands

Do we betray others?

Do we Betray Others? - Do People Care? -  Vincentians, Friends of Jesus – Vincentian Spirituality Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday, March 22 Do we Betray Others? – This has been on my mind since Palm Sunday when I watched The Passion, a musical performed...

Healing Hands

Vincentians Care

Vincentians Care - Vincentians Bring Mercy – Forgiveness is Power - Vincentians Validated by God Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Vincentians Care - Identifying the least among us and reaching out to them is a good Lenten exercise.  As...

Healing Hands

Vincentians Heal the Hurt

Vincentians Heal the Hurt – Let our Love Rule – Works of Mercy Always – Vincentian Child of God Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast Tuesday March 15, 2016 Vincentians Heal the Hurt – We are all called to heal one another and to purify ourselves and others.  Those we...

Healing Hands

Vincentian Lifestyle

Vincentian Lifestyle - The Gaze of God - Vincentians Planted by God - Vincentian Journey of Holiness Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday March 8, 2016 Vincentian Lifestyle - Vincentian spirituality is embedded in a lifestyle of giving and love.  It is an...

Healing Hands

Vincentian Faith Brings Joy

Vincentian Faith brings Joy - Vincentians Works of Mercy - Reaching our Full Potential – Listen to My Son Vincentian Day of Fast and Prayer – Tuesday March 1, 2016 Vincentian Faith brings Joy - To have faith in Jesus means that we, too, can experience joy even while...

Healing Hands

Always Be Ready

Always Be Ready – God is Merciful - Doors of Faith - Mystery of Love Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday February 23, 2016 Always Be Ready – Lent is a good time to remember to always be ready.  Look inside and know what needs improving.  Do a Lenten cleanup of...

Healing Hands

Feel God’s Touch

Feel God’s Touch – Mercy, the Key to God’s Heart - Live Lent Intensely - Silence is Golden Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast - Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Feel God’s Touch – God’s hand is always on us.  Sometimes we don’t see or feel His presence, sometimes we do not...