A different kind of Vincentian dictionary/chronology
“Reading” an Ozanam icon – Sr. Kieran Kneaves
by John Freund, CM | Apr 16, 2015 | News
Sr. Kieran Kneaves, DC, “reads” an icon of Frederic Ozanam in his academic robes making a home visit.
Anne Merwin – walking in the shoes of Elizabeth Seton
by John Freund, CM | Apr 10, 2015 | News, Sisters of Charity
Anne Merwin has almost literally walked in the shoes of Elizabeth Seton. Like Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Anne Merwin...
Formation Friday: Vincentian Videos
by Famvin Media Resources | Apr 10, 2014 | Vincentian Family
VinFormation has collected over 80 videos related to the Vincentian charism. The videos come from different branches of the Vincentian Family and the subject matter is diverse-- here are a few samples: Catholic Social Teaching, Lent, Systemic Change, Feast Days,...
Saturday Study Hall – Vincentian Campus Culture
by John Freund, CM | Apr 5, 2014 | Formation
What makes a Vincentian campus Vincentian? This was the question Fr. Gregory Gay, CM addressed in his presentation at Niagara University the day before the installation of Fr. James Maher, CM as 26th President of Niagara University. His answer "Hard work and Sheer...
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...
Adam and Eve and the Innkeeper
by John Freund, CM | Mar 30, 2014 | Vincentian Family
There the only two great sins – the sin of Adam and Eve and the sin of the Innkeeper – and that all other sins are a manifestation of these two.
March 25 in the Vincentian Family
by John Freund, CM | Mar 24, 2014 | Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Family
So much happens on March 25 beginning with the Annunciation.
Vincentian prayer cards – Then… and Now
by John Freund, CM | Mar 19, 2014 | Vincentian Family
Before Pinterest, Flickr, Instagram, etc. there were ... Holy cards. "Those of a certain age" remember well these religious images of our youth. In the age of photo sharing it seems that old practice is ripe for revival. In this digital age VinFormation is happy to...
Patrick: A Prophet for Global Justice
by John Freund, CM | Mar 16, 2014 | Justice and Peace
Aidan Rooney CM draws attention to this insightful blog post about the real St. Patrick. St. Patrick is one of a handful of Christian saints, along with Mary, Valentine and Francis, that is celebrated in popular culture. His feast day is commemorated with supermarket...
Getting to know Louise through her letters
by John Freund, CM | Mar 11, 2014 | Vincentian Family
It has been 80 years since Louise's canonization by Pope Pius XII. In this 3 minute 53 second video VinFormation presents a few samples from the letters of St. Louise de Marillac. They show us the connections between St. Louise and her contemporaries, and give us...
Formation Friday – Vincentian Lent
by John Freund, CM | Mar 6, 2014 | Vincentian Family
Vincentians' Way of the CrossLent 2014 In addition to these most recent resources developed by VinFormation, perhaps you will find inspiration from these previous Vincentian resources… Vincentians’ Way of the Cross Stations of the Cross from Vincentian Lay...