Articles for Vincentians of Wherever

Meet Me at the Mission @DePaulU

Meet Me at the Mission: Vincentian Heritage Initiative is an invitation for you to explore what it means to be a Vincentian leader!

Love and Compassion

I recently read a quote that struck me, “Love is choosing to serve someone and be with someone in spite of there [imperfections]. ” My time at Epiphany has been both challenging and rewarding; each day I am reminded of the power and beauty of love and compassion. The...

Why I Gave the Bishop a Pokémon Game @NiagaraUniv

Recently, thanks to the folks in Campus Ministry, I had a great conversation with Bishop Malone and 18 other students. We had a chance to ask about current events, situations in schools, and just hang with the Bishop, which was a blast. This meeting gave me the...

Do not leave without hearing who you are: Beloved

I've known theologian Karis Slattery since she was twelve. I watched her grow into a woman and a friend. She's an artist, an athlete, and always a God-seeker. Growing up in a Vincentian parish, she became an ally to the marginalized, even as  her own Church...
Simplicity: My Vincentian Story

Simplicity: My Vincentian Story

“I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once.” -John Green My Vincentian Story begins in a church. As I grew up and learned about Catholicism, I always felt as if there was something missing. When I came to DePaul and learned the story of St....

Inspired to Serve

Inspired to Serve

Coming into contact with a Vincentian University has changed many lives. From their "10 under 10" series, here's a story of someone inspired by the charism at St. John's University. When the financial crisis hit, Elisa Sciortino was a recent St. John’s graduate who...

Meet Graciela Covarrubias: Vincentian in Action

Meet Graciela Covarrubias: Vincentian in Action

Graciela Covarrubias takes the Vincentian question, "What must be done?" to heart. When this third-year student observed her peers having trouble defining DePaul's mission, she decided to take action. "Over time, I noticed that other students couldn't explain DePaul's...

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