Are we able to operate not so much with answers or even programs, as necessary as they may be, but with vision, with hopes and dreams?
Are We Loved Enough?
by John Freund, CM | Jul 1, 2017 | Formation, Reflections
Will we stand alone, or will we stand with others, being a part of what is good in them, being more together than ever we could be alone? Our sisters and brothers in the body of Christ touch us, change us, soften us, and call us forward with their love.
Are You Ready To Give Up … To Serve?
by John Freund, CM | Jun 24, 2017 | Formation, Reflections
Sometimes, maybe even many times, we walk into situations with preconceived notions about what is needed.
Do You Have the Courage to Serve?
by John Freund, CM | Jun 11, 2017 | Formation, Reflections
”Do we have the courage to go out of our comfort zones and serve?”
Does Your Compassion Lead To Solidarity?
by John Freund, CM | Jun 10, 2017 | Formation, Reflections
Our vision in faith leads to compassion, a compassion that leads inevitably to real and lasting solidarity.
Why Do I Do What I Do?
by John Freund, CM | Jun 3, 2017 | Formation, Reflections
MINISTRY AS A CALL – why do I do what I do?
Am I Weak Enough To Be A Vincentian?
by John Freund, CM | May 27, 2017 | Formation, Reflections
Fr. Jim Cormack reflects on seven hallmarks of Vincentian service and raises the question “Am I weak enough to serve?”
When We Go… to the Poor #IamVincent @StJohnsU
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Mar 23, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
When we go to visit the poor we should so identify with them that we share their sufferings. We should have the same attitude as the great apostle who said omnibus omnia factus sum, I make myself all to all, so completely that the words of the prophet would not apply...
Vincentians of Wherever: Relationships—Can’t shake ‘em!
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jan 17, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
Josh Wise, who talks to us about significant relationships, is a Louisiana native that joined the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers (CVV) in the summer of 2008. He worked with Archdiocesan Housing and the Mary Lucy computer Lab & Neighborhood Network Center. He has...
Vincentians of Wherever: Kelly Fitzpatrick
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jan 3, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
Serving is a big part of what it means to be a Vincentian, wherever you are. To put yourself on the side of God’s poorest, and to reflect on that experience is what has helped us understand our charism throughout the centuries. Anyone can serve, but to peer more...
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
LCUSA reflection – serving God through those who are poor
by John Freund, CM | Sep 4, 2014 | International Association of Charities - Ladies of Charity
Service to God through Poor Persons: St. Vincent de Paul