Articles for Virtues

A Vincentian Minute: Virtue from the inside out– Zeal

In this fifth of our five-part series, Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. invites us to use our self-knowledge to be Vincentian disciples of Jesus.

A Vincentian Minute: Virtue from the inside out– Mortification

In this fourth of our five-part series, Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. invites us to know what makes us passionate, both the holy righteous and the unholy egotistical.

A Vincentian Minute: Virtue from the inside out– Gentleness

In this third of our five-part series, Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. invites us to examine how we become at peace with ourselves. This week: Do I cultivate a gentle spirit?

A Vincentian Minute: Virtue from the inside out– Humility

In this five-part series, Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. invites us examine how we live the virtues as self-examination. This week: Do I acknowledge who I am?

Advice from Saint Vincent

Advice from Saint Vincent

When St. Vincent and St. Louise co-founded a new type of religious community, the Daughters of Charity, in 1633: Louise was the prime organizer for the fledgling community, but Vincent, with his spirituality, his warm heart, and his great common sense, played an...

From Value to Virtue: Passion

From Value to Virtue: Passion

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...

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