Fr. Hugh O’Donnell defines discernment as a process by which the Spirit calls us to use our freedom to act in a certain way. He defines it as “a choice, not between good and evil, but between two or more goods.”
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Articles for St. Vincent de Paul
Join thousands of Vincentians across the globe on September 27 in celebrating St Vincent and over 400 years of active charitable works by the Vincentian Family.
Father José María Román, C.M. explains why Saint Vincent de Paul is to be considered a key figure in the history of the holiness of the Church. (Part 3 of 3)
Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. says, “In this series, we’ll look at how Vincentian Saints and Blesseds can help us understand the full range of the Vincentian charism.”
Fr. José María Román, C.M. speaks to us about the religious experience of Saint Vincent de Paul.
"The originality of his version of Christianity is [a] reason that makes Saint Vincent de Paul one of the great saints in history." - José María Román, C.M. ...
Vincent grew beyond his original ministry zip code!
Whose story are you most aware of? Can you recognize the interconnection of all stories? Do Vincentians have a special vocation as storytellers?
A presentation based on one of the essays from “Saint Vincent de Paul: Windows on His Vision,” a collection of informal essays about Saint Vincent de Paul, his life and his spirituality, by Rev. Jack Melito, CM.
Saint Vincent’s devotion to the Trinity was not an intellectual exercise but a search from his heart.
“… create a Family that looks to the past for inspiration, but is also eager to create a vibrant innovative collaborative future in the service of the most abandoned.” Fr. Robert Maloney
Think about the hot button issues of the day: Police reform, Climate change, Poverty, Homelessness, Election reform, Systemic racism, #metoo… Tou name it. People are calling for more than just quick but temporary fixes. People are calling for systemic reform.