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Châtillon – 400 years ago

Mizael Donizetti Poggioli, CM reminds us of the events at Châtillon – July 1617 In July 1617, Vincent de Paul became pastor in the little village of Châtillon-les-Dombes.  Three weeks later, on Sunday, August 20th, 1617, as Vincent was preparing to celebrate Mass, a woman approached him and told him that there was a family, […]

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Waking up to God with Francis and Vincent – II

In this second reflection on “Waking up to God with Francis and Vincent,” we are reminded that on Ash Wednesday we were basically told two things 1. “Repent” (change your way of thinking) 2. “believe the gospel” (live according to this new way of thinking.)   Pope Francis uses the story of Lazarus to explain this invitation more […]

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