Fr. José María Román, C.M. speaks to us about the religious experience of Saint Vincent de Paul.
Missioners — priests and brothers, Daughters of Charity, and [lay] members of confraternities of charity are for St. Vincent, first of all, baptised Christians.
Frederic Ozanam’s practical theology foreshadowed seismic shifts in Catholic social theory 100 years into the future.
Excerpts from an article by Fr. Thomas McKenna, C.M. in which he examines Frédéric Ozanam’s conception of how a religious tradition should engage its surrounding society.
Blessed Louis-Joseph François, Blessed Jean-Henri Gruyer, Blessed Pierre-René Rogue, Blessed Jean-Charles Caron, and Blessed Nicolas Colin were martyred along with many others during the French Revolution on September 2 and 3, 1792 after they refused to take an oath that would have placed them under the authority of the state.
With the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary approaching, please enjoy this presentation based on the articles Marian Spirituality and the Vincentian Charism by Corpus Delgado, C.M., and The Blessed Virgin Mary in the Spiritual Experience of Saint...
Elizabeth’s friendships energized her and helped to make her the person she was.
If I had to pick a single Daughter of Charity to present to the sisters as a model, I would pick Rosalie Rendu. If I had to pick a single missionary to present to the confreres, I would pick Justin de Jacobis.
The relationship and collaboration between St. Louise, the Daughters of Charity, the Ladies of Charity, St. Vincent, and the Congregation of the Mission were precursors of today’s Vincentian Family.
Slide presentation based on an article by Sr. Louise Sullivan, D.C.
Thomas Devitt, CM, presents excerpts from St. Francis Regis Clet’s letters from the period between 1812 and his execution in 1820.
The author Thomas Davitt, C.M. suggests that although biographers and illustrators have tended to place all the emphasis on his martyrdom, Francis Clet was, before anything else, a confrere.