Articles for IamVincent

From Value to Virtue: Simplicity

To say #IamVincent means to live a life of virtue. Actually, it means to live a life of five essential virtues. The first is Simplicity: the virtue of transparency. In listing the virtues that Vincentians have to cultivate in order to follow Vincent de Paul and in...

Taking a Chance on Someone: #IamVincent @SJUMission

To "take a chance" on someone is profoundly Vincentian. Vincent and Louise did it when they said yes to Marguerite Naseau. Vincentian institutions need to focus on the possibilities within each human person. To do this is to say #IamVincent, and allow the person to...

From Value to Virtue: Learning to say #IamVincent

To say #IamVincent means to live a life of virtue. Actually, it means to live a life of five essential virtues. Fr. Santiago Azcarate, CM, Religious Advisor to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society in Spain, has written, Virtue can be seen as the crystallization of good...

Juvenal y Ramiro: Promoting Better Education in Bolivia, #IamVincent

Juvenal y Ramiro are two young people who belong to the Vincentian pastoral team at Mocomoco (Bolivia) where the Congregation of the Mission carries out its service from an international missionary community. They can also say #IamVincent: their work in education is a...
Meet Me at the Mission #IamVincent @DePaulMission

Meet Me at the Mission #IamVincent @DePaulMission

Meet Me at the Mission is a Vincentian Heritage Initiative that invites students to explore what it means to be a Vincentian leader. Often, we’re so caught up in serving — and rightly so — we don’t take time out to explore the richness of the Vincentian tradition. At...

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