Articles for IamVincent

#IamVincent How? Organize!

Organize. The year 1617 is for Vincent de Paul and for us an indication of what it means to say "I am Vincent." The unnamed author of this reflection at our partner site, We are Vincentians, tells us "...nothing is acquired but what is given, charity is a gift of...

Befriending the Other #IamVincent

Coming to the Midwest I expected to jump right into a new community. I had moved many times before and was generally good at the whole “making friends” thing. But it suddenly became harder after living intentionally with nine souls that intricately became connected...

Dare I Say I Am Vincent? Some Good News!

Had enough of bad news in the media? Looking for good news? For almost 18 months famvin has been running a series called #IamVincent. Ordinary people sharing stories about how they live out the Vincentian Charism and dare to say “I am Vincent.” We are celebrating...

Mount Students Bring Spirit of Service to Ethiopia #IAmVincent

Riverdale, N.Y. –This summer, Owen Smith ’18 and Damarcus Williams ’18 will bring their passion for service to Ethiopia, fighting poverty by fostering lasting, systemic change. Mr. Smith said he was drawn to Vincentian Lay Missionaries (VLM) because of its strong...
Three Takes on Being a Mystic: #2

Three Takes on Being a Mystic: #2

Yesterday we examined the first of "three takes" on the idea of Vincent as a "mystic of charity." Today we'll look at the second. Don't have the letter at hand? Click here for lots of versions, or click the image that follows for the recently published multi-language...

Three Takes on Being a Mystic: #1

Three Takes on Being a Mystic: #1

In his letter to the Vincentian Family for St. Vincent's Feast, successor to St. Vincent Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M., invited three Vincentians to explore three different views -- three takes -- on the idea of Vincent as a "mystic of charity." Fr. Mavrič and .famvin have...

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