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Men On a Mission: Serving Christ in the Poor

This Saturday we celebrate the anniversary of the Foundation of the Congregation of the Mission by St. Vincent de Paul. The mission continues… in these videos, Vincentian Priests and Brothers of the U.S.A. describe in their own words who they are, and what they are called to do.

What do you love about being a Sister of Charity?

Here are some videos from a series called “Why I love the SCLs” (Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth).

Testimony: A Vincentian Seminarian looks backward … and forward!

“Get ready to walk on paths along you never thought you would walk.” A Vincentian Seminarian looks back… and forward! 

A Vincentian Brother Reflects on his Life, Ministry, and Community

To give the younger generation a chance to find out what the vocation of a Brother is all about, Brother Martin Schneider, C.M. graciously granted an interview in which he talks about his life, vocation, and ministry.

Speed dating for nuns???

Speed dating for nuns???

A "sister-in-training"  asks in her blog of the same name, "Who says religious life is dying?" "The women that gathered tonight are young Sisters and Sisters-in-training (and young-women-thinking-about-becoming-Sisters-in-training) from all over the Archdiocese of...

A man drawn to serve the poor

A man drawn to serve the poor

In a time of ignorance and suffering there was a man drawn to serve the poor. And his story became their story... And the story of 4,000 priests and brothers, 25,000 sisters and over 800,000 people who walk in his footsteps. They face the challenges of those who are...

Choosing Seminary over NFL career

Choosing Seminary over NFL career

Why would a promising All-American turn from options in the NFL toward theological education and the pastoral ministry? I invite you to watch this moving 11-minute story of Michigan State linebacker Chris Norman. http://vimeo.com/73414547 Desiring God commissioned the...

“Doing the ‘Come and See’ thing”

“Doing the ‘Come and See’ thing”

Denise LaRock asks... "Have you been following the Church's new rockstar?  Were you one of the few select millions able to spend a few days with Pope Francis in Rio for World Youth Day?  Pope Francis on the beach leading the Way of the Cross with millions of young...

Pope: “Be merciful pastors not functionaries”

Pope: “Be merciful pastors not functionaries”

(Vatican Radio)On the 50th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Pope Francis ordained ten men to the priesthood for the diocese of Rome at Sunday Mass in St Peter’s basilica, mandating them to ‘build the house of God, which is the Church, in word and example’. Emer...

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