Saint Vincent believed that in imitation of Jesus, the essential mission of Christians is saving the poor.
Articles for praying our heritage
Charity is mission.
Vincent is burning with a spark of the same fire as burns in God.
Vincent would remind us today that we walk in that tradition today as ordinary people bringing Good News in the midst of our daily lives.
What can I do as an individual to help others cope with their fears and losses?
Are we prepared to hear God’s consoling word when it is simply saying “I am with you in the midst of this?
Elizabeth certainly felt all the losses she was called to bear.
How many can today identify with these words and need the support of our prayers?
Does God’s word speak through our words and actions?
Vincent faced a problem of homelessness in his day. It is amazing what he did! This is our heritage!
Actions speak louder than words!
St. Vincent de Paul 1658 “do we not have an obligation to give women their rightful place in the Church?”