Did you know that on the grounds of St. Vincent’s Seminary and the Vincentian Family Office in Philadelphia, adjacent...
Vincentian approach Evangelization
by John Freund, CM | Oct 14, 2014 | Evangelization, Vincentian Family
“It was clear to Vincent de Paul (just as it is clear to us) that it is useless to tell people that they are children of God and that Christ died for them if those people are dying of hunger, if society continues to heap scorn upon them, and if dogs are treated better than people who are poor. Again, we must understand that the process of evangelization demands action as well as words.”
Vincent “artisan of peace” – eBook: Vincent de Paul and Peace
by John Freund, CM | Oct 1, 2014 | Justice and Peace, Spirituality and Spiritual Practice
Vincent "artisan of peace" - eBook: Vincent de Paul and Peace At the time of the upheaval that occurred...
New eBook – Vincent de Paul and Liberation
by John Freund, CM | Aug 1, 2014 | Justice and Peace
“Is it possible to view Vincent de Paul as a precursor in matters regarding liberation? Why not? Certainly he was a prophet during his time. His tireless energy impelled him to liberate, spiritually and materially, “the little ones” and the weak who were victims of the absolute power that was wielded during the Great Century. Vincent became involved in prophetic actions which were animated by a gospel spirit.”
New Vincentian eBook – Vincent de Paul and Justice
by John Freund, CM | Jun 2, 2014 | Vincentian Family
The June offering in the monthly Vincentian eBook series is Vincent de Paul and Justice. Abstract: Vincent enabled his contemporaries to see the prevailing situation of misery, to understand its causes, and to heal its consequences. That which in Vincent’s time was an...
April eBook – Vincent and spirit of service
by John Freund, CM | Mar 30, 2014 | Spirituality and Spiritual Practice, Vincentian Family
The April offering in the monthly Vincentian eBook offering is St. Vincent de Paul and the Spirit of Service Abstract: If our vocation consists of following Jesus Christ then it is in our total willingness to serve the poor that we find our perfection. This service is...