A Vincentian Minute: Habits 04

Fr. Rooney’s summer series on Vincentian “habits” of spirituality talks about the habit of cultivating simplicity.

The Simplicity of a Dove

Some of the meaning behind St. Vincent’s saying “Jesus, the Lord, expects us to have the simplicity of a dove.”

#IamVincent: Simplicity and Racism

Watch this short video and then we'll talk about the interface of racism and simplicity in the Vincentian tradition. Can you see? Remember how Vincent talked about simplicity? "He added that simplicity was a virtue that...

A Daughter of Charity reflects on simplicity

SIMPLICITY AND LIFE’S JOURNEY Essay on_Simplicity by Sister Thérèse Haywood DC, Province of Australia Simplicity comes from the Latin roots sine (without) and caries (decay), or sine and cero (to smear or coat).  Therefore we gain the understanding of simplicity as...
A Bethlehem Spirituality and renewal

A Bethlehem Spirituality and renewal

A Bethlehem spirituality offers  a perspective on renewal both ecclesial and personal according to an article The Meaning of Bethlehem, translated from the Peruvian publication La Republica. The Catholic Church is experiencing a time of reform and renewal whose...

The language of Francis … and Vincent

According to someone who knows him well,  the Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Francis' actions reveal  five characteristics of Francis -  simplicity, approachability, continuity and fidelity to the Magisterium, tenderness and service. Those who know him closely say...

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