Articles for Formation Fridays

Formation Friday?

It has been approximately six months that FamVin has been presenting a weeklyFormation Friday feature drawn from the resources found on the VinFormation section of the FamVin.org website. This is the time to take stock and ask for as little as  30 seconds of your time...

Rosalie Rendu – Walk with us

Hear the cries of our Vincentian youth – “Walk with us as we deepen our faith.” Rosalie Rendu, DC certainly did as she responded to Frederic and his college companions.

Frederic Ozanam – “Pay it Forward”

” Emmanuel and Sr. Rosalie BELIEVED, GUIDED and ENCOURAGED me to serve the poor. I encourage you to do the same with youth and young adults in your parish.” The more I learn of Frederick the more I realize he also challenges me to “pay it forward”!

Pier Georgio Frassati in 14 stations

VinFormation is happy to announce a new presentation “Pier Georgio Frassati in 14 stations” to its collection of resource for this contemporary model for youth. Many will recall that he was chosen as one of the patrons of WYD in Rio de Janier

Formation Friday – Vincentian Lent

Formation Friday – Vincentian Lent

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...

Formation Friday – New eBook on Louise

Formation Friday – New eBook on Louise

The March Vincentian eBook of the Month Club features Louise de Marillac, A Committed Woman compiled from various authors. For Louise de Marillac the years 1625-1633 were a time of preparation and discovery and reflection for the incredible ministry that awaited her...

Formation Friday – Silos? or Gardens?

Formation Friday – Silos? or Gardens?

Formation silos and re-inventing the wheel Just about every branch of the Vincentian Family seeks material helpful in forming its constituents. We often talk about collaboration in formation. But do we share our resources with others outside our silo? Previous...

Formation Friday – Vincentian heros

Formation Friday – Vincentian heros

Over the course of almost 400 years the followers of Vincent and Louise have inspired people to to serve the faith and physical needs of people living on the margins. The Vincentian Family tradition is rich in heroes and heroines. How well do we know know deeply...

Formation Friday – Rosalie Soulfire!

Formation Friday – Rosalie Soulfire!

Blessed Rosalie spent over 50 years of her life working in the same Paris slum. Beloved by those who were in need she earned the title of  Blessed Rosalie. But her influence went far beyond that neighborhood. She was a principle influence on another person who has...

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