Articles for Vincentians of Wherever

A Swish of Silk – St. Catherine Labouré

Context Catherine Laboure is, in my mind, the forgotten Vincentian figure. This saint lived in 19th century France. When Catherine was only 9 years old, her mother died. To help cope, young Catherine took a picture of the Blessed Virgin Mary off of her wall,...

Learning From Others: Listening. Experiencing. Trusting.

Taking Steps Towards Action. VHT & Reflecting on Who Has Shaped Me Being a part of the Vincentian Heritage Tour was a privilege and an honor. Spending a week with other student leaders at DePaul, as well as incredible faculty members, and a world-renowned...

Falling in Love with Teaching • Vincentians of Wherever

Fall in love with what you do. Being the best and giving your best. That's being Vincentian! Testimony from alumni of Vincentian institutions let us know that Vincentians are out there! On the day Helen Rooney visited the Queens, NY, campus for the first time, she...

Vincentians of Wherever: My Vincentian Journey Towards Simplicity & Awareness

On the Medium Blog Meet me at the Mission, DePaul graduating student Cece Metzdorff writes, When did the word “simple” obtain a negative connotation?   While the dictionary may define simple as “easy,” I would like to disagree. I think simplicity is hard....

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