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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.
Vocation Sunday With Pope Francis and Two Vincentians
by John Freund, CM | May 1, 2020 | Formation, Reflections
Both Pope Francis and our Superior General have written letters in advance of Good Shepherd or Vocation Sunday.. Read how keys points affected one Vincentian.
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
Following in the path of Francis and “deep listening”
by John Freund, CM | Nov 16, 2014 | Uncategorized
Many followers of Vincent, Louise, Elizabeth and Frederic have learned that Pope Francis has commissionsed showers for the homeless under St. Peter’s colonnades. On Monday 17th of November work will begin to renovate the public restrooms for pilgrims: there will be a space for homeless people to wash. Ten parishes in Rome will do the same. The story is simple but there are implications.
90-year-old arrested for feeding the homeless
by John Freund, CM | Nov 8, 2014 | Justice and Peace
90-year-old among Florida activists arrested for feeding the homeless as reported by The Guardian. Church leaders in Florida were preparing for a second confrontation
Pope urges activists to struggle against ‘structural causes’ of poverty
by John Freund, CM | Oct 31, 2014 | Justice and Peace, Poverty: Analysis and Responses, Systemic change
Pope Francis urged an international gathering of grassroots social activists to struggle against the “structural causes” of poverty and inequality, with a “revolutionary” program drawn from the Gospels.
Mission Sunday – Evangelization – Vincentian Year
by John Freund, CM | Oct 19, 2014 | Evangelization, Vincentian Family
Mission Sunday – Evangelization – Vincentians How fitting these three topics come together today. Mission Sunday 2014 is celebrated on the day that Paul VI was beatified at the closing Mass of the World Synod on the Family and Vincentians have just begun a year dedicated to New Evangelization.
VinFormation provides hints for “New evangelization”
by John Freund, CM | Oct 9, 2014 | Evangelization, Spirituality and Spiritual Practice
VinFormation provides hints for “New evangelization” in a new video The Shortest Route To Evangelization Is Through Service
Capwiz, the Pope and Politicians Who Genuinely Care
by John Freund, CM | Sep 29, 2014 | Justice and Peace, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
In “Capwiz, the Pope and Politicians Who Genuinely Care” Tom Dwyer, Northeast Region SVdP Voice of the Poor Coordinator, provides a crash course in why and how to speak out on behalf to those who are marginalized and we serve with our hands on services.
Pope requests prayer for Synod 9/28
by John Freund, CM | Sep 28, 2014 | Uncategorized
Sunday, 28 September is to be set aside as a Day of Prayer for the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, scheduled to take place from 5 to 219 October to treat the topic: The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization.