John Paul II

A Saint Speaks To America From His Heart

I suspect you will feel moved, proud, and challenged by the words of Pope Saint John Paul II. 

Systemic Change In a Time of National Unrest

“Respect for minorities is to be considered the touchstone of social harmony and the index of the civic maturity attained by a country and its institutions” St. John Paul II

Feast of St. Gianna Beretta Molla: April 28

Today is the feast day of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, a modern-day Saint from Italy who was a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul as a young adult.

St. John Paul II – Lenten Challenge to Me Personally… and beyond

Personal and societal systemic change come together!

The Consecrated Life of a Vincentian

The Consecrated Life of a Vincentian

As we begin the year Pope Francis has dedicated to Consecrated Life VinFormation offers this photo essay based on the words of Saint John Paul II. See also the just released letter of Pope Francis in which he underlined the aims of the Year of Consecrated Life, namely...

What Francis highlighted about the two Popes

In his homily during the canonization Pope Francis highlighted things he learned from the two saints according to RomeReports POPE FRANCIS  "These were two men of courage, filled with the parrhesia of the Holy Spirit, and they bore witness before the Church and the...

John Paul II, John XXIII – Vincentian trivia

Vincentian Magi – then and now?

Have you thought about what gifts we as a Vincentian Family and individual followers  Vincent and Louise bring to the "stables" today? As I read a post "Third Millennium Wisemen" focused on the gifts of our last three Popes that was the question I found myself asking....