Being Vincentian is much more than a volunteer: it is a vocation. It is a purpose in life.
Vincentians of Wherever
A Solid Foundation to Build From
by Jenny Jordan, CVV Year 8 | Feb 24, 2019 | Formation, Reflections
Based on the practices ingrained during CVV I have a solid foundation to build from, a comfort level with introspection, vulnerability, and thoughtfulness..
Supporting Your Child In A Year Of Service
by Dave Ryer | Dec 23, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
My daughter Linnea asked me to write a few thoughts about her time at VMC. What follows is my effort to share my point of view from a father’s perspective.
How To Get Your Parents On Board With A Year Of Service
by Linnea Ryer, NU ’17, VMC ‘18 | Dec 16, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Telling my parents that I wanted to do a year of service after graduation was one of the most stressful things I’ve had to do in my life.
Study finds a program that worX!
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Oct 18, 2018 | Church, Formation, News
Have you ever bothered to study the long term results of your youth and young adult program?
Charism is the Core of our Lives: #VincentianMonth is Every Month
by Elizabeth Astridge | Sep 13, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Living simply, caring for our planet and conserving resources, … are just a few of the ways we continue to live out the charism.
Guided Through Many of Life’s Important Decisions #VincentiansofWherever
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Sep 8, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Active in her Catholic parish community, Jonna uses her faith to help guide her through many of life’s important decisions, like her internship.
Saint Vincent de Paul Young Adult Center
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Aug 5, 2018 | News
The St. Vincent de Paul Young Adult Center, located in the Germantown section of Philadelphia (USA), provides unique educational service trips following the examples of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac. Their aim is to allow students to have an...
Vincentians of Wherever: Stephanie “Cole” Adams
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jul 19, 2018 | News, Reflections
A true Vincentian, she’ll hire people with insight into the immigrant and refugee experience, and have been directly impacted by Buffalo’s systemic poverty.
The Gift of Vulnerability: Everyone Has a Story
by Humberto Camarena, CVV 14 | Jul 12, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Everyone has a story that will break your heart. And, if you’re really paying attention, most people have a story that will bring you to your knees.
The Gift of Community: A Letter to a Future Volunteer
by Erin Casey-DaCosta, CVV 16 | Jun 14, 2018 | Formation, Reflections
Savor the good times, and yes, even the challenging times. Community is absolutely incredible, and so much more than a simple definition could ever capture.
Integrating the Vincentian Tradition
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jun 10, 2018 | Formation, Spirituality and Spiritual Practice
Since 1856, Niagara University has been living the Vincentian tradition in upstate New York (USA). They continue to research and study this tradition.