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.
Living simply, caring for our planet and conserving resources, … are just a few of the ways we continue to live out the charism.
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.
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.