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?

From Value to Virtue: Humility

From Value to Virtue: Humility

To say #IamVincent means to live a life of virtue. Actually, it means to live a life of five essential virtues. The second is Humility: the virtue of nearness. In view of our desire to promote love and respect toward the poor, the Rule of the Society of St. Vincent de...

From Value to Virtue: Simplicity

From Value to Virtue: Simplicity

To say #IamVincent means to live a life of virtue. Actually, it means to live a life of five essential virtues. The first is Simplicity: the virtue of transparency. In listing the virtues that Vincentians have to cultivate in order to follow Vincent de Paul and in...

What Can I Give?

What Can I Give?

https://youtu.be/kjRXIiZ8bs0 This is to give the greatest gift: to go out from ones self and to enter the world of the “other,” is to understand the meaning of Christmas. For this journey, there are five virtues, seen by Vincent as those characteristic of Jesus,...

Apple not falling far from the tree

Fourth Sunday of Easter (B), April 26, 2015 – Acts 4, 8-12; 1 Jn 3, 1-2; Jn 10, 11-18 We shall be like him (1 Jn 3, 2) There is no salvation except in the name of Jesus. He saves us by laying down his life for us. His name is synonymous with simplicity, humility,...

VFCAP Photo Album on Facebook

VFCAP Photo Album on Facebook

As you can see from the VFCAP photo album this day focused on Vincentian Virtues. Fr. Dan Borlick led the session on the connection between Vincent de Paul and virtues and  focused on issues such as What is Vincentian Simplicity , etc Where have you seen lack of these...

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