Sacred Heart College wanted to share some of the reflections of their alumni because they contain stories of growth in Vincentian Spirituality.
Happy Women’s Day: Check out “Herstory” on .famvin
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Mar 8, 2020 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity, Justice and Peace, News
Click to read all articles tagged "herstory"here on .famvin! Herstory[1.Jane Mills, "Womanwords: a dictionary...
Daughter of Charity Calls Attention To Situation of Immigrants in PBS Documentary
by Famvin Media Resources | Aug 3, 2019 | Daughters of Charity, Justice and Peace
Sister Denise LaRock, D.C. and her San Antonio-based Interfaith Welcome Coalition are featured in the PBS documentary series “Women War & Peace II”. See the video.
Why Be a Daughter of Charity in the 21st Century?
by María Dolores Guerra Ferrera, DC | May 16, 2019 | Daughters of Charity, Formation, Spirituality and Spiritual Practice
Greetings. My name is Dolores. I have been asked to share with all of you in a few words why I am a Daughter of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul. So I begin by explaining why I follow "this man who gave his life for you and for me." Any option today, given the social...
A Call to Serve: Young Vincentian Having an Impact
by Famvin Media Resources | Oct 5, 2018 | Formation, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
In a video posted by Vinnies Victoria, a young Vincentian tells his story. Much like St. Vincent de Paul Society Founder, Frederic Ozanam, he first became involved as a university student.
Charism is the Core of our Lives: #VincentianMonth is Every Month
by Elizabeth Astridge | Sep 13, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Living simply, caring for our planet and conserving resources, … are just a few of the ways we continue to live out the charism.
How Do I Know What To Do Next Year?
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Aug 25, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Knowing what to do comes by a process called discernment. part of that process is listening to the stories of others. So listen (well, read....) My Experience by Stephanie Williams, Vincentian Service Corps - West Working at St. Vincent School has been a whirlwind of...
Mass Movement or Small Groups?
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Apr 27, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
There is significant human development to be done before we try to build large movements. He suggests that there are five reasons to postpone this development and focus on small groups.
I am, in some ways, blind
by Jennifer Gordon, SCL – CVV 4 | Mar 22, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
In Mark 10, when Jesus asks a blind man what he wants Jesus to do for him, the man responds, “Rabbi, I want to see.” In these Lenten days, I believe that we, too, are invited to ask Jesus for the same grace.
Do not leave without hearing who you are: Beloved
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Feb 18, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
I've known theologian Karis Slattery since she was twelve. I watched her grow into a woman and a friend. She's an artist, an athlete, and always a God-seeker. Growing up in a Vincentian parish, she became an ally to the marginalized, even as her own Church...
Create Your Charism #IamVincent
by Ada Lee | Feb 15, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
When I was young, I spent many weekends attending Sunday school. I learned the biblical stories of the Old Testament- Kind David, Solomon, Joseph. What I imagined as the ideal ‘perfect Christian’ emerged in my mind- someone of faith, good deeds, and someone who puts...
Reflecting on Service: New Orleans #IamVincent
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Feb 4, 2018 | Formation, Other Branch News, Reflections
Words of hope about serving can be just the thing to fuel prayer. Katharine Montemurri, Program Coordinator of the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers invited the CVVers who served in New Orleans (see "We can’t wait to hear about their adventures!") to share their...