Articles for service

Am I a Person of Desire?

Finally we ask, are we persons of desire, swept up and swept away by the call God gives?

Are We Visionary Enough to Serve?

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?

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?

Sometimes, maybe even many times, we walk into situations with preconceived notions about what is needed.

Cultural sensitivity in serving the poor

Cultural sensitivity in serving the poor

Vincentians Urged To Be Culturally Sensitive As They Serve The Poor As reported in UCA News... An Assistant General of the Vincentians has emphasized to Indonesian confreres the importance of understanding the culture of those they serve, as well as their...

Requirements to serve the poor

Requirements to serve the poor

Direct service of the poor requires serious, consistent self-examination, deep prayer, and willingness to be converted. So writes James Cormack, CM, in a vintage article in the archives Spirituality Today*. Direct service of the poor requires serious, consistent...

Do-gooder or servant?

Do-gooder or servant?

The featured video, currently also at the right side of this page, tells the story of someone who wants to volunteer as an aid worker. This is a wonderful description of some common misconceptions and unconscious motivations about coming to the aid of those who are...

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