Donating an ambulance dedicated to serving the medical emergencies of the homeless is but the latest expression of his sensitivity to their needs.
Stepping Back To See More Clearly!
by Fr. Michael Carroll, CM | May 21, 2020 | Formation, Reflections
Poets are well known for helping us step back and see things we have not noticed before.
The Pope Video • For Deacons
by .famvin | May 9, 2020 | Church, Formation, Reflections
“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For Deacons.
Archbishop Cupich, Pope Francis and St.Vincent
by John Freund, CM | Dec 9, 2014 | Uncategorized
Archbishop Cupich, Pope Francis and St.Vincent – When I read this piece about Archbishop Cupich, Pope Francis’s first major U.S. appointment, I thought immediately of St. Vincent de Paul, and indeed just about all the founders of the the various branches of the Vincentian Family. What do you think?
“The joys and hopes” – Gaudium et Spes begins its 50 year
by John Freund, CM | Dec 8, 2014 | Vincentian Family
“The joys and hopes” – Gaudium et Spes (Vatican II) begins its 50th year – How does the church based on a document two thousand years old, relate that past to the present?” There are two joyful authoritative answers to that “Gaudium et Spes” and “Evangelii Gaudium”.
Journey through Advent with Pope’s daily homilies
by John Freund, CM | Dec 6, 2014 | Uncategorized
Journey through Advent with Pope’s daily homilies – Now that’s an idea!
Learning evangelization from Pope Francis
by John Freund, CM | Nov 29, 2014 | Evangelization, Vincentian Family
Learning evangelization from Pope Francis – “Using Pope Francis to Share the Catholic Faith in 4 Steps” Kevin Cotter distills four steps.
The Consecrated Life of a Vincentian
by John Freund, CM | Nov 29, 2014 | Vincentian Family
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...
Pope issues letter for Year of Consecrated Life
by John Freund, CM | Nov 29, 2014 | Uncategorized
Pope issues letter for Year of Consecrated Life. The Pope underlined the aims of the Year of Consecrated Life, namely to look to the past with gratitude, to live the present with passion and to embrace the future with hope.
7 reasons we’re thankful for Francis… Vincent, Louise, Frederick, Elizabeth, etc
by John Freund, CM | Nov 24, 2014 | Vincentian Family
Mike Hayes with 7 reasons we are thankful for Pope Francis. Why we are grateful for the special people in the Vincentian Family Vincent, Louise, Frederic, Catherine, Elizabeth, etc.
Catholic Church “a mother without limits and without borders”
by John Freund, CM | Nov 22, 2014 | Justice and Peace
The Catholic Church “is a mother without limits and without borders”, welcoming and assisting all of God’s children, particularly those fleeing violence, oppression and poverty. Pope Francis
Pope Francis: ‘The hungry ask us for dignity, not for charity’
by John Freund, CM | Nov 21, 2014 | Justice and Peace, Vincentian Family, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
Pope Francis: ‘The hungry ask us for dignity, not for charity’ – Echoing sentiments Vincent de Paul would express, Pope Francis spoke passionately on behalf of the more than 800 million hungry people in the world today