On February 3, 1892, four Daughters of Charity stepped off the train in El Paso, Texas, USA. Within a day the Sisters...
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“The health of the charism is seen in its vitality wherever it is received, nurtured and made operative. For many religious institutes today, this is happening more and more among the laity who are associates.”
Living simply, caring for our planet and conserving resources, … are just a few of the ways we continue to live out the charism.
Finally we ask, are we persons of desire, swept up and swept away by the call God gives?
Are we able to operate not so much with answers or even programs, as necessary as they may be, but with vision, with hopes and dreams?
Will we stand alone, or will we stand with others, being a part of what is good in them, being more together than ever we could be alone? Our sisters and brothers in the body of Christ touch us, change us, soften us, and call us forward with their love.
Sometimes, maybe even many times, we walk into situations with preconceived notions about what is needed.
”Do we have the courage to go out of our comfort zones and serve?”
Our vision in faith leads to compassion, a compassion that leads inevitably to real and lasting solidarity.
MINISTRY AS A CALL – why do I do what I do?
Fr. Jim Cormack reflects on seven hallmarks of Vincentian service and raises the question “Am I weak enough to serve?”
The Prophetic Dimension of the Vincentian Charism • Part 8 • Vincent and Louise – A Lived and Living Vision #famvin400
This is the eighth and last of a series of formation packages meant for individual or group study based upon “The Prophetic Dimension of the Vincentian Charism in light of the Social Doctrine of the Church” by Sr. María Pilar López. As noted earlier, "These...