Articles for formation

Praying With Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

Is all prayer something that we have to set aside specific times for? Not really! How about praying in short bursts as an image comes to our minds?

Finding Jesus’ Footprints Today

We live in a post-Ascension world where Jesus no longer walks among us. Or does he? If we are the Body of Christ then our footprints are his footprints.

Getting to #IamVincent: Formation Experiences

Sr. Pat Evanick, D.C., writes, "Learning is our Vincentian Way...." You will find that charity is a heavy burden to carry, heavier than the bowl of soup and full basket. You will keep your gentleness and your smile. It is not enough to give soup and bread. This the...

Where’s My Page?

Along with significant changes in the Vincentian Family Office, there have been some changes right here at famvin.org as well. In an attempt to provide easy access to formation materials, you'll notice we've simplified the site menu (at the top, in BLACK). It now says...
Formation rooted in a theology of Mission

Formation rooted in a theology of Mission

From August 25-29, the formation session on “the theology of the mission” (promoted by CLAPVI) took place in Fazendo de Engenho/Caraça (Brazil). Forty-seven persons participated: twenty-nine priests, three deacons, one brother, seven seminarians in their first year of studies and seven Daughters of Charity.

Saturday Study Hall?

Saturday Study Hall?

For nearly six months FamvVin has been offering a feature called “Saturday Study Hall” introducing and highlighting material found in the Vincentian Encyclopedia. We ask 30 seconds of your time…

Formation Friday?

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...

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