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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.”

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.

Year of Faith with Vincent de Paul

Year of Faith with Vincent de Paul

A one minute presentation of Year of Faith with Vincent de Paul. The presenttion was prepared by Father Luke SoryS CM of the NewEngland Province. Be sure to visit his YouTube playlist to see  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or5ECXFu490

A Vincentian martyr’s faith and humor

A Vincentian martyr’s faith and humor

As he was fleeing persecution at age 70 he wrote… “I want none of this world’s goods, apart from a decent watch; only one of the ones you sent two years ago was any good. The others began by gaining an hour every day, and later two hours; then they all contracted a...

Schools and new evangelization

Schools and new evangelization

"Catholic schools are centers for the New Evangelization for families of a variety of socio-economic backgrounds and diverse cultures," said Bishop Joseph P. McFadden of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. "The unique atmosphere of our Catholic schools is a space and place...

Evangelization through beauty

Archdiocese of the Internet?

Someone at CatholicTechTalk writes..."I received an email from the Austin Diocese the other day wondering if this blog operates on the approval of our diocese.  In writing back, I responded somewhat flippantly with the question, “Which diocese covers the Internet?”...

Evangelization through beauty

Two new resources for the Year of Faith

The folks at Our Sunday Visitor have found two new resources for the Year of Faith We've found two cool new tools for your Year of Faith. First, from the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization's official Year of Faith web site, a free poster download...

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