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Articles for Year of Faith

How did I live the Year of Faith?

On the threshold of the Year of Faith Sr. Catherine was stunned by a call to go to Turkey even though she did not speak the language. The story of this Year of Faith is recounted on the international website of the Daughters of Charity and begins..."How did I live the...

“Year of Faith” leads to “Formation Fridays”

As the Year of Faith draws to an end we at FamVin/VinFormation  end our monthly series of reflections "Year of Faith"  and begin a new weekly series "Formation Fridays". The Year of Faith was a call to deepen our faith and engage in evangelization. Formation Fridays...

Physician – “Working Mom” – Saint Gianna Beretta Molla

She wanted to be a missionary in Brazil, but this member of the Society of Vincent de Paul found sanctity as a physician and "working Mom". Continuing our Vincentian Year of Faith Series we feature the heroic modern saint, St. Gianna Beretta Molla (1922-1962). See the...

Door of Faith: St. Agostina Pietrantoni

St. Agostina is an inspiring example of the Vincentian blend of contemplation and action. She had a great devotion to the Mother of God, and her favorite prayer was the Rosary. She served the sick at Santo Spirito Hospital, saying: “We will lie down for such a long time after death that it is worthwhile to keep standing while we are alive. Let us work now; one day we will rest.”

Door of Faith: St. Agostina Pietrantoni

Door of Faith: St. Agostina Pietrantoni

St. Agostina is an inspiring example of the Vincentian blend of contemplation and action. She had a great devotion to the Mother of God, and her favorite prayer was the Rosary. She served the sick at Santo Spirito Hospital, saying: “We will lie down for such a long time after death that it is worthwhile to keep standing while we are alive. Let us work now; one day we will rest.”

Superior General – Faith

Superior General – Faith

Brothers and sisters, each year at the time of the feast of Saint Vincent de Paul we reflect on a theme that enables us to deepen our spirituality and to strengthen our commitment to the poor. This year we want to reflect on the theme of faith, the central theme of our Christian identity and a theme that has been proposed by the Church.

Different kinds of faith

Different kinds of faith

"In Rekindling your faith" Fr Pat Collins CM writes about the different kinds of faith we need and suggests how we might re-awaken our faith through prayer, the Scriptures and the teachings of the Church I would like to share a few thoughts on the meaning of the all...

Rediscover spirituality – Mobile app

Rediscover spirituality – Mobile app

Rediscover Meaning, belonging, peace, prayer The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis is offering a beautiful and well presented free mobile app to support your faith journey, all in one place. Rediscover Rediscover: meaning - Wired into our DNA is a search for...

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