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A Vincentian View: Acts of the Apostles

One of the great blessings of the Easter Season is the way in which the church directs our attention to the Acts of the Apostles in both the weekday and the Sunday readings.

A Vincentian View: Seeing and Believing

In the readings of the Easter Season, it sometimes seems that the two positions of “seeing” and “believing” are mutually exclusive. 

A Vincentian View: Thoughts on the Cross

The cross stands at the center of our reflection in these days. Lent summoned us to follow Jesus to the Jerusalem that held the cross on which he would die. The Triduum draws us to the foot of the cross. Easter leads us away to the new life won on the cross. An empty...

A Vincentian View: Separation from the Father

A host of lessons arises within the story of the Prodigal Son.  It continues to challenge and suggest as we reflect and recognize ourselves in the text.

Nobel prize winner celebrates ZAFEN

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Muhammad Yunus visited DePaul University in Chicago recently & met with members of the Zafèn team visiting from Haiti and Philadelphia. Professor Yunus promoted social businesses, which address social issues, cover their costs, but instead...

Vincentians in parishes

Vincent de Paul was not keen about the involvement of the Congregation of the Mission in parishes. His reluctance to accept them, while by no means an absolute refusal, is evident from the earliest days of the Company until the time of his death. In an article "ON...

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