Icon of Charity: With light in the eyes. The third video of the current series of reflections presents the triptych with the icon of St. Vincent dePaul written by Polish iconographer Mariola Bicho-Zajączkowska and inspired by Fr. Luigi Mezzadri, CM on the occasion of 400th anniversary of Vincentian Charism. Both of them tell us shortly […]
A Short Life of Blessed Marcantonio Durando (1801-1880) found on vincentians.com, includes the story the Mercy Units, a small network of help centers to which people living in poverty could freely come, knowing that they would be welcomed and helped. They are also a fine example of collaboration among branches of the Vincentian Family.
Taking another look is particularly relevant during Advent as we journey toward the birth of Jesus.
I must admit that I never saw the connection that was hidden in plain sight. In the Eucharist, for those who believe life is changed, not ended.
The wise men and shepherds were seekers. Their lives were not filled up with themselves and their personal needs. They were open and looking for the long-awaited one.
We present A Sign of Light, another video from the series dedicated to 400th anniversary.
We must ask ourselves what Vincent would do today. We must have the same heart as St. Vincent had, a heart passionate for God and wounded in love for every human being. We begin with what is happening in Châtillon today.
Today, just as four hundred years ago, the infinitely inventive commitment that we ought to embrace is one that is expressed in specific concrete action and that reveals the reality of the Kingdom of God as the sole focus in our life and our ministry.
In his Symposium presentation “From Here to Where?”, Fr. Dennis Holtschneider, offers 5 ways we can work smarter and more effectively in serving those who are on the peripheries.
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