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The purpose of the Vincentian Vocation

Rolando Gutiérrez, CM, of the Vice-Province of Costa Rica, offers his Vincentian Reflection: May 2017 To Unite our Will to the will of God: The purpose of the Vincentian Vocation [1] A time to understand Many Vincentian scholars have utilized the phrase of the famous Jesuit essayist and poet, Henri Bremond (1865-1933), who stated that “it was […]

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Comprehending the Vincentian Charism

Shijo Kanjirathamkunnel, CM, Southern Indian Province, International mission, Alaska reflects on “Vincentian Charism; Reflections on the occasion of the 400th Anniversary of our Charism” Introduction Reflecting and living the charism of each institute is an unavoidable element in each age.  It is very significant to celebrate it when it is a milestone in the history of the […]

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International mass commemorating the 400th anniversary

Fr. Bertrand Ponsard, CM  reflects on international mass commemorating the 400th anniversary On March 8th, 2017, the International Day of Women, the volunteers of the AIC in France gathered together in the cathedral of Notre Dame to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the establishment of the Confraternity of Charity (presently known as the International Association of […]

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