If we can develop some methods to attract new members from within our parish, it can only benefit our effort to be a strong and effective social justice voice.
A Canadian View: Charity, Social Justice and the Vincentian – Part One
by Jim Paddon | Mar 14, 2019 | Formation, Reflections
As I meet and talk to fellow Vincentians about social justice, I am often asked what social justice is.
A Canadian View: Housing and Homelessness
by Jim Paddon | Feb 28, 2019 | Formation, Reflections
One term we often see used is affordable housing, but I believe the term affordable is a very subjective.
by Lynn L'Heureux | Mar 7, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
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...
Lent and Louise
by Elizabeth Astridge | Mar 1, 2016 | Formation, Reflections, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Lenten Reflection by Denise Bondy: Lent 2016 brings us back to the desert. For my husband and me that means the desert of western Arizona as well as our own personal deserts. There are people who don’t like the desert. They think of it as a place of vast...
Vincentian Faith Brings Joy
by Lynn L'Heureux | Feb 29, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
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...
Always Be Ready
by Lynn L'Heureux | Feb 22, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
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...
Feel God’s Touch
by Lynn L'Heureux | Feb 15, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
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...
by Lynn L'Heureux | Feb 8, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
God's Family - Faith to Spread the Light of Christ - Worth Every Penny - Open My Eyes Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday February 9, 2016 Vincentian Family: Please pray for one another and those we serve. Your work is important and cannot be done well...
Holiness Sets Us Free
by Lynn L'Heureux | Feb 1, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
This week Lynn L’Heureux reflects on the following: Holiness Sets Us Free - Why do I say “Blessings”? - Walk with God - Beacon of Light Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday February 2, 2016 Dear Vincentian Family: Pray for each other and pray for peace. ...
Voice of the Poor – Ontario
by John Freund, CM | Jan 29, 2016 | News, Poverty: Analysis and Responses, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Ontario Voice of the Poor Advocacy Committee wrote a letter to the Ontario Minister of Finance.
Family and Service
by John Freund, CM | Jan 25, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
I believe we have to try to put ourselves in the place of the family who has lost all, especially hope and we have to in some way bring them hope and love them as our brothers and sisters, our family.