The season of Vincentian martyrs. What can you and I learn from Vincentian martyrs?
Jean-Yves Ducourneau, C.M. Province of Toulouse offers reflections – “The harvest gathered in – Martyrdom of St. John Gabriel Perboyre”
In spite of the space of two centuries between them, there are, in the biographies of Vincent de Paul and Frederick Ozanam, some interesting similarities, which, perhaps, suggested the title of this essay.
Among the many insightful things contained in this year’s powerful Labor Day statement of the United States Bishops, some passages especially caught my interest as echoes of Ozanam.
The penalty for not taking loyaltty oaths, or for working as a priest without having taken the oaths, was death. That is why our three confreres, Louis-Joseph François, Jean-Henri Gruyer and Pierre-René Rogue, were killed.
August 30 – Blessed Ghebre Michael, priest and martyr, Ethiopian Orthodox Monk, who became a friend and disciple of Saint Justin De Jacobis, the first Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia. Ghebre Michael converted to Catholicism. He was ordained a priest and entered the Vincentian Congregation. He sealed with his martyrdom his quest for truth. He was […]
Let us commit ourselves to clothe ourselves in an attitude that will help us to turn the medal over.
A church characterized by the five virtues of Vincent de Paul might appeal to millennials and “nones” (those professing no religion).
An invitation to the Fall 2017 session of CIF
By keeping his heart open to the people, Justin not only was able to win many of them over to him, but also was able to help them open their hearts to God’s word.