Hosting a “Vincentian Family Day of Discernment”

You can host a local area “Vincentian Family Day of Discernment”. Here’s how!

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! 

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...

The power of the Gospel

The episode of a surprising and unexpected catch of fish in the Sea of Galilee has been edited by the evangelist Luke to encourage the Church when it experiences that all its efforts to communicate its message fail.  What we are told is very clear: we should put our...

Catholic College Influences Vocations

Catholic College Influences Vocations

Catholic College Influences Choice To Become Nun, Brother, Suggests CARA Study Average age of those professing perpetual vows is 39 After Caucasians, Asians form largest group entering religious orders Half recently professed didn't consider religious life until older...

Vocation call – Gangnam style

Vocation call – Gangnam style

You don't have to understand the Indonesian language to understand this 8 minute video which begins with young Vincentians celebrating "gangnam" style and portraying the Vincentian story. http://youtu.be/DpGoXdS99C4 For those not familiar with gangnam suffice it to...

National Vocation Awareness Week

National Vocation Awareness Week

January 13-19, 2013 marks the annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are...

Using film to contemplate Religious Life

Using film to contemplate Religious Life

Cinema, the Vows, Mission, Communion, Spirituality – using film to contemplate Religious Life As we approach Vocation Awareness week, January 13-19,  Sr.  Rose Pacatte, respected Catholic film critic writes, "Over the last year or so I prepared these lists for the...

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