Formation: Collaboration Techniques

Collaboration #3: Leadership #IamVincent

Last year (2015-2016) was the Year of Collaboration for the Vincentian Family. With all the activity and planning around the 400th anniversary, we can forget that to say #IamVincent means to do the work. Here's the third of a three-part "reworking" of a timely article...

Collaboration #2: The People #IamVincent

Last year (2015-2016) was the Year of Collaboration for the Vincentian Family. With all the activity and planning around the 400th anniversary, we can forget that to say #IamVincent means to do the work. Here's the second of a three-part "reworking" of...

Collaboration #1: The Culture #IamVincent

Last year (2015-2016) was the Year of Collaboration for the Vincentian Family. With all the activity and planning around the 400th anniversary, we can forget that to say #IamVincent means to do the work. Here's the first of a three-part "reworking" of a timely article...

Welcome to the World of “Both/And”: A Word for Leaders #IamVincent

Many have said that being Catholic means to adopt a position of "both/and": grace and nature, present and future, corporal and spiritual. It shouldn't be news to Vincentians. Often, the organizational demands placed upon leaders -- and that includes Vincentian leaders...
Sharing Experience Is Collaboration Too

Sharing Experience Is Collaboration Too

A meeting with extramural (correspondent) students (studying family consulting and catechetics as major) from the Institute of St. Thomas Aquinas and took place in the “God’s Gift” House in Kiev. Volunteers from Vincentian Family, Sisters of Mary of Miraculous Medal,...

Now on Social: The GrantSpace Blog

Now on Social: The GrantSpace Blog

Often these days, a blog gets overlooked. Why? Because it doesn’t talk about missionaries, or ministers. It talks about volunteers. For sure, there is a great difference in a person who comes to serve because they are called: a vocation to ministry; or because of...

Want New Members? Go Mobile!

Want New Members? Go Mobile!

For those recruiting new members and those working in vocation ministry in the Vincentian Family the verdict is in. The coming generation has gone mobile, and it's not going back. Pew research states, Much of this frenzy of access is facilitated by mobile devices....

Keys to Online Meetings

Keys to Online Meetings

There have been years of research dedicated to the preparation and execution of successful meetings. But how often have we heard the words, "boring!" or "useless" when evaluating the seemingly endless meetings we are invited/compelled to attend? We're Vincentians --...

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