Jesus Mission statement is short. “Bring Good News to the poor.” Six words! They were the most powerful words in his life. What did these words mean to Saints Vincent and Louise? Us?
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Who is a VIncentian? Is it an organization, a mindset, a federation of religious organizations? Let me suggest that it is a way of looking at things shared by a number of people.
Mindwalk is a vehicle for contact, inspiration, mutual support. In short, a place of mutual encounter where people share their experience, learn from one another and inspired in their following of Christ the evangelizer of the Poor.
Both Pope Francis and our Superior General have written letters in advance of Good Shepherd or Vocation Sunday.. Read how keys points affected one Vincentian.
What is the image of a Vincentian Evangelizaer? What is the message that Vincentian Evangelizers deliver?
Ultimately our mission as followers of Christ the Evangelizer of the poor is to help our brothers and sisters across the finish line of awareness that we are brothers and sisters because we are sons and daughters of God.
Admittedly I have been tremendously influenced by Vincentians in my adult life. Prior to that, I had known of the ministry of the Vincentians (read: I had heard of the St. Vincent de Paul Society) since I was little. Unfortunately, that probably remains the...
The homeless simulation/online “game” called “Hobson’s Choice” is designed to help people understand what it might be like to try to survive being homeless.
In Luke 4, we hear Jesus saying what this will look like. What will Jesus’ ministry as the Messiah entail? What does he intend to do? What are his plans and priorities? Jesus tells us, in very direct and succinct terms.
To say #IamVincent means to live a life of virtue. Actually, it means to live a life of five essential virtues. The fifth is Zeal: the virtue of passion. With a desire to encourage love and respect for the poor, the Rule of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society refers to...
To say #IamVincent means to live a life of virtue. Actually, it means to live a life of five essential virtues. The fourth is Selflessness: the virtue of generosity. In the midst of the present cultural context in which we find ourselves, the Rule of the Saint Vincent...