Articles for Vincentians of Wherever

January: a USA season of protests #IamVincent

January brings a new year, and renewed attention to continuing social issues in the United States: Abortion, Women's rights, racism. DACA is still under siege. Why should Vincentians be present? A reflection by Colorado Vincentian Volunteer alumna and Vincentian Lay...

Each Person Has A Story

“Each person has a story” so said my friend A. C. When I was asked to write a piece about the Vincentian charism in action, I was still trying to decide what to do when I went to Mass at Sacred Heart Parish, Mill Hill, London, UK.  “A” is known to me as an AIC member,...

Fruits of the Earth

Lettuce, peas, green beans, kale (…so much kale), parsley, carrots, peppers, spinach, tomatoes, struggling eggplants, spiders, weeds, bees, killdeer bird eggs, and butterflies — all of these find a home in my 10×10 community garden plot. Although I watched my mother...

A Story of Organic Leadership

What do you see as the qualities of good leaders? Integrity and honesty - never compromise these. They have a passion for success, wanting to be competitive and come out on top. They have compassion for their people, getting to know them and their families. Great...
Neighbors on the Border

Neighbors on the Border

I have heard the story of the Good Samaritan countless times: I remember reading it in my Children’s bible with illustrated pictures, seeing the parable come to life in skits and reenactments during retreats, and hearing homilies on the many messages contained in this...

Living Their Values @NiagaraUniv

Living Their Values @NiagaraUniv

What makes a Vincentian? At a fundamental level, Vincentians are people committed to living their values. “It was nice to see Niagara standing by their values,” said Gabriel, an English major. “I love how Niagara University gives back to the local communities and is...

Let the Children Come to Me

Let the Children Come to Me

Brian spent much of his summer coaching soccer in the Denver metro area. Native of Denver, he is a Notre Dame Alum and wearer of many hats. He is introspective, intentional and thoughtful through and through. To date, he is the first alum to write his reflection at...

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