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CVV Attends Bold Women Change History Event

Part of our formation this year is to have continuing conversations about racial justice.

There Will Be Enough For Today

My time of wandering may last a little bit longer, but there will be enough for today.

Hope Found at the Border: Vincentian Volunteers in El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico

Each year, Colorado Vincentian Volunteers takes our volunteers to El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico to study the issues at the border. These are a few of their reflections.

More than a coincidence!

Based on the practices ingrained during CVV I have a solid foundation to build from, a comfort level with introspection, vulnerability, and thoughtfulness..

God With Us

God With Us

An Advent reflection, I can do that. It will be beautiful; all starlight and inspiration. I clear my plans for the evening, no record keeping, grading or lesson planning, no dishes or laundry. Inspiration needs quiet and time and putting the ‘to do’ list to the side....

Living Fully

Living Fully

A Tribute to the “Pioneers” – Dan Paulus and Amy Rupiper Taggart As I sit here and write this, I look out my window on this sunny day appreciating all of God’s wonders. It is a quiet day for me. I have the day off of work and my children are at school. I have the...

Fruits of the Earth

Fruits of the Earth

Lettuce, peas, green beans, kale (…so much kale), parsley, carrots, peppers, spinach, tomatoes, struggling eggplants, spiders, weeds, bees, killdeer bird eggs, and butterflies — all of these find a home in my 10×10 community garden plot. Although I watched my mother...

Befriending the Other #IamVincent

Befriending the Other #IamVincent

Coming to the Midwest I expected to jump right into a new community. I had moved many times before and was generally good at the whole “making friends” thing. But it suddenly became harder after living intentionally with nine souls that intricately became connected...

Pardon Your Servant

Pardon Your Servant

“Pardon your servant, Lord. Please send someone else,” (Exodus 4:13). Moses’s words at the burning bush have always resonated with me, in younger years before I appreciated the audacity of his request, I was struck by his humility and humanity. Moreover, I was...

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