Viewing Mary not just in that one marvelous moment of the Annunciation but in the context of a lifetime of discipleship.
Vincentian Prayer Images: Recognizing the Frederics In Our Midst
by John Freund, CM | Jun 23, 2020 | Formation, Reflections, Vincentian Family
Do we recognize this generation’s Frederic and friends in our midst today?
World Youth Day – From the Perspective of an Older Generation
by John Freund, CM | Jan 25, 2019 | Formation, Reflections
“Youth are needed because of their boldness and audacity, even their imprudence. They provide us with new ideas and a new way of doing things that we had never imagined.” Frederic Ozanam
200 posts for #IamVincent @VinMissionCorps @NiagaraUniv @SJUMission
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Sep 14, 2017 | Formation, Spirituality and Spiritual Practice, Vincentian Family
A LETTER TO MY YOUNG FRIENDS IN THE VINCENTIAN FAMILY Dear friends: Two hundred posts ago, I wrote: Just like you, my life is shaped by Vincent; in a real sense, however small, I am Vincent. So are you. I met some of you for the first time at the USA/Canada Vincentian...
Vincentian Leadership Institute for High School Students
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | May 6, 2017 | News
Leadership begins with the young. Faith and Service in the City connects high school students to Catholic and Vincentian traditions in New York City. It's time for them to explore theology, experience NYC, and grow in faith and leadership! Faith and Service in the...
The Pope Video: Youth
by Elizabeth Astridge | Apr 8, 2017 | Church, News, Pope
Youth, which is part of "The Pope Video" series promoted by the Vatican, was released Tuesday, April 4. Young people have in their hands the challenge of building a more just future, a future of solidarity. Let us support them. Let’s pray with the Pope that our youth...
Students – Changing Their Worlds
by John Freund, CM | Nov 2, 2016 | Formation, Reflections
have we forgotten perhaps about the valuable resource sitting in our classrooms today?
@SJUMission Students Explore Faith, Fellowship at World Youth Day
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Aug 28, 2016 | News
Faith was on the march! In his homily at World Youth Day (WYD), an international gathering of Catholic youth, His Holiness Pope Francis encouraged the millions of young people participating in Kraków, Poland, this summer to “believe in a new humanity” that’s stronger...
They’re Arriving! Vincentian Youth Days Begin
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jul 23, 2016 | Announcements, News
The Vincentian Youth Days -- a celebration before World Youth Day in Krakow -- kicked off today. Since the Rome meeting in 2000, World Youth Day has been accompanied by gatherings of Vincentian youth from all over the world. Our Polish sisters and brothers are...
Participating in WYD via a modern miracle
by John Freund, CM | Jul 23, 2016 | Church, Social Media
It has been referred to as a "Catholic Woodstock" and a 21st-century version of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Whatever the description, the expectation is that more than one million youth will make a pilgrimage to Krakow, Poland June 26-31 for World Youth Day. The...
Not Every Group Says #IamVincent
by Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. | Jul 21, 2016 | News
https://youtu.be/QB-rRuy3_bU Every group has its own past, present and future. Summertime (in the northern hemisphere) is a time when many young adults give their time in service. LeaderworX is one of those programs -- and dear to my heart -- with a storied past, a...
U.N. Promotes Youth Labor Skills #WYSD2016
by Margaret O'Dwyer | Jul 14, 2016 | News, Vincentian Family, Vincentian Family at the U.N.
Promoting youth labor skills is the topic of this week's post by Sr. Margaret O’Dwyer, DC, from the United Nations. No doubt our Vincentian Family members engaged in personnel, education, or youth-related ministries understand we are experiencing “vertical change.”...