Articles for Love

St. Louise de Marillac: Compelled By the Love of Christ

St. Louise de Marillac was called to bring the love of God to others.

What is the Vincentian Way?

What is the Vincentian Way? Reflections from Mike Syslo, National Senior Director of Governance of the Vincent de Paul Society We often hear the expression, “That’s the way we do things as Vincentians.” Or the reverse is heard as well: “That’s not the way Vincentians...

Elizabeth Seton’s way of loving

The Spanish language site Somos has posted an article "Elizabeth Seton's way of loving" which was originally found on the site of the New York Sisters of Charity. Much has been written and said about the many deep relationships that St. Elizabeth Seton had with...

Putting the Saint Back Into Valentine’s Day

Losing your head, literally, to help couples celebrate their love! Beheading is the price Valentine paid many centuries ago. According to legend, he was a priest in Rome during the reign of Emperor Claudius II and his title as the champion of romantic love came as a...

Vincent – spirituality and love

J. F. Gazziello, CM writes that for Vincent  the true meaning of the religion of Jesus Christ: God is love and wants us to go to him through love (CCD:I:81). In formulating this “creed” that reveals the true face of God, Vincent was influenced by the words of Saint...

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