Articles for formation

Lent is a Call to Change Our Way of Thinking

Over his lifetime he created a network of institutions dedicated to initial formation. We call this systemic change by the name of seminaries.

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...
Vincentian Formators Meeting in Columbia

Vincentian Formators Meeting in Columbia

Latin American Formation Personnel have concluded the first week of a two week course for format ors being held in Columbia. The following represents the highlights of the first week in English translation. Day 1- February 17, 2014 After gathering for prayer and the...

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...

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