Saturday Study Hall

Saturday Study Hall?

For nearly six months FamvVin has been offering a feature called “Saturday Study Hall” introducing and highlighting material found in the Vincentian Encyclopedia. We ask 30 seconds of your time…

The Challenge of Evangelizing Young Men and Women

Bishop  José Ignacio Munilla Aguirre knows first-hand the challenge of evangelizing young men and women. He was not always a Bishop. He was once a 16 year who learned to confront his fear of relating to people he did not know and were different from him. As a member...

Judging those who are poor

Judging those who are poor! Websites abound with discussions that imply judgments about those who are poor. What is Vincent’s perspective on judging those who are poor.

“The dream” and the Ladies of Charity

Catherine Harkins, the first Lady of Charity in the USA, had a vivid dream of St. Vincent walking through snow-covered streets and gathering neglected children under his cloak.

Saturday Study Hall – “Wake up the World”

Saturday Study Hall – “Wake up the World”

he challenge from Pope Francis is clear.  "WAKE UP THE WORLD" “The church must be attractive. Wake up the world! Be witnesses of a different way of doing things, acting, living! (Show) it’s possible to live differently in this world.” "A charism needs to be “lived...

Saturday Study Hall – Our favorite phrases

Saturday Study Hall – Our favorite phrases

Phrase we have used in the Vincentian Family... do we know where they came from and what is their context? Leave God for God Turn the medal The poor are our Lords and masters Affective and effective love The poor evangelize us The poor are our judges The following...

Saturday Study Hall – “Wake up the World”

Saturday Study Hall – Journey with Vincent

We are all on a spiritual journey. Abraham risked all to follow God's invitation even in advanced age. The disciples journeyed with Christ and found themselves in surprising places. So too Vincent. His journey took him seeking a life of security to following Christ...

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