What can we do to bring the Christ of the Gospels back into Christmas in a way that is more than a bumper sticker slogan that ends up being mainly a political football?
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Renato Lima de Oliveira, SSVP International President shares a Christmas Message with the Vincentian Family.
Artists through the centuries have challenged superficial visions of poverty and inspired systemic change and dedication to direct services improving the condition of the poor.
Celebrating Christmas is welcoming the Prince of Peace in our midst.
On this fourth Sunday of Advent we offer a video in which St. Vincent contemplates the Heart of Christ and shares his reflections.
Think about the following: “The Incarnation is not an event of the past … Christ wants to be active among us.”
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Canada has a nice collaboration with business going. Lynn L'Heuereux, through our "Send in News" link writes, "The owner and staff of Craft Beer Market donated $10,00.00 to Christmas Hampers to three cities in Canada. Calgary...
All Roads Journey to Jesus – The road most traveled, for Vincentians, is the road to service and when we arrive at our destination we see the face of Jesus.
From the December 2015 JMV Bulletin To be merciful as the Father is merciful. Those words summarize the invitation of Pope Francis during this Holy Year of Mercy, an invitation to be witnesses of mercy. Mercy arises from a feeling of compassion that is awakened in...
https://youtu.be/kjRXIiZ8bs0 This is to give the greatest gift: to go out from ones self and to enter the world of the “other,” is to understand the meaning of Christmas. For this journey, there are five virtues, seen by Vincent as those characteristic of Jesus,...
This year’s beautiful Christmas prayer service was prepared for us by Sr. Carol Schumer, D.C. Abundant blessings for the remainder of Advent and throughout the Christmas season! See also their store for possible gifts to be delivered after the Christmas rush.
Too early? Not really if you are planning to serve others. William Graham offers his thoughts on what it takes preparing to serve others at Christmas time. He writes of “Christmas that magical time” and what the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is already doing to make...