Articles for Vincentian quotes

Sayings That Have Shaped Us

Wisdom has shaped us. The Book of Proverbs says, “How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!” (16:16)

Exposing Vincentian “Fake News”

We probably need to be forgiven for permitting social inequality to grow. Vincent had tenderness of heart. He understood that some problems require a complex, even systemic, response. But we can’t learn it from these quotes. They are “fake news.”

Lent with St. Vincent and St. Louise

The key to fruitful observance of the practices of Lent is to recognize their link to baptismal renewal. We are called not just to abstain from sin during Lent, but to true conversion of our hearts.

Evangelizing the “Spiritual but not Religious”

Pew Research is at it again. About a quarter of U.S. adults (27%) now say they think of themselves as spiritual but not religious, up 8 percentage points in five years... What does this mean to communities and groups that have been sent to evangelize the poor? What do...
New: Searchable Quotes in Images

New: Searchable Quotes in Images

Thanks to some much appreciated help from a .famvin volunteer, Deirdre Noonan, you can now search the quotes within the images that are posted daily to VinFormation’s Facebook page.

Easter Triduum: Video Reflection for Vincentians

Easter Triduum: Video Reflection for Vincentians

Our Lenten journey culminates in the three days that make up the Easter Triduum. These three days draw us into the mystery of our salvation. Take a few minutes to reflect upon this, by watching this new YouTube video for Vincentians.

Daily Vincentian Image Quotes

Daily Vincentian Image Quotes

The collection of Vincentian quotes with illustrations has been updated to reflect the daily additions. Click here to download a PDF file containing many quotes of St. Vincent with the source indicated (in format Volume:Page from Correspondence, Conferences,...

Looking for Vincentian Quotes?

Looking for Vincentian Quotes?

This week's Formation Friday segment draws attention to two sources for Vincentian quotes found among the treasures of VinFormation. The first is a collection of texts compiled by Sr. Betty Ann McNeil, DC. They are listed by subject in alphabetical order. (See graphic...

Database of quotes from Vincent

Have you ever wanted to find out what Vincent said about a topic such as war, hunger, etc.? Or do you remember the substance of a quote but not where it came from? Father Ed Udovic introduces yet another issue by highlighting little known quotes. “There is nothing...

New – The Vincent de Paul Quotes Site

Have you ever wanted to find out what Vincent said about a topic such as war, hunger, etc.? Or do you remember the substance of a quote but not where it came from? Father Ed Udovic introduces yet another issue by highlighting little known quotes. "There is nothing...

Looking for Vincentian quotes?

A quick reminder that Sr. Betty Ann McNeil, DC has compiled a list of Vincentian quotes indexed by topic.   Affability Alms Asking Availability Balance Baptism Beginning Blessings Boat Body of Christ Burden Call Child Care Certainty Charity Chosen by God Church...

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