Papal message for World Day of Peace

In his 2013 Message for the World Day of Peace (January 1), Pope Benedict XVI reminds us at that we all have a role to play in building peace in our communities and world. His 2013 Message focuses on human dignity, rights and responsibilities, as well as the fiftieth...
Shepherds seeing what others miss

Shepherds seeing what others miss

Today more than ever we need to find our God in unexpected places and unexpected people. May this year’s biggest blessing be learning to see the Christ in ourselves and one another with the shepherds’ eyes of faith! Have a blessed...
Vincent and the Incarnation

Vincent and the Incarnation

We are accustomed to view Saint Vincent from the perspective of his relationship with the poor. In doing so we run the risk of narrowing our vision in such a way that we simply consider him as a great philanthropist or a compassionate humanitarian. Why was Vincent so...
Be the Voice of the Poor!

Be the Voice of the Poor!

Protect Those Living in Poverty from the “Fiscal Cliff”. There are many powerful lobbies in Washington. But who is lobbying for ┬áthe “least of my brothers and sisters”? Sheila Gilbert, President of the National Council of the SVDP USA, writes.....