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Adopting a Missionary Spirit…

...without becoming a foreign missionary! Jack Melito, and Vincentian priest of the western province USA, has a way with words. He notes that Vincent's missionary spirit was fueled by his connection to other missionaries. Vincent’s zeal made him a restless spirit,...

#famvin400 Learning the Resilience of the Poor

How is it that some people who are poor have such resilience? I come from a show business background: the theatre. From the artist's pen comes music and lyrics that touch the human experience. Listen to this haunting song from "The Color Purple" by Stephen Bray,...

True Charity and the Other #IamVincent

Only by encountering another do we learn what charity is and who we are: brothers and sisters with capacities and responsibilities. Many of you know I am a blogger at Medium.com, where I develop ideas, some of which I share on .famvin.org as "IamVincent" and...

Mentoring @NiagaraUniv #IamVincent

The first week of school brings with it many things. For Niagara University and Niagara Falls High School, the 2016-2017 academic year will begin with a new mentoring program. Announced today, the Big Eagle Little Eagle program will assist Niagara Falls High School...
Vincentians (Humans) of Colorado

Vincentians (Humans) of Colorado

Did you ever think about how we know about St. Nicholas -- or any other saint for that matter? Someone told and re-told the story. Ok, Butler's "Lives of the Saints" isn't "Humans of New York," but the idea is similar. In every story we tell is the shaping of our...

Do Something You Love

Do Something You Love

Earlier this month one of the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers mentioned that she likes to read the blog at Humans of New York. I do, too. Its founder, Brandon Stanton, was at St. John's University the other day and his presentation was highlighted on the St. John's web...

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