Introduction. The liturgical season of Easter and Pentecost is important not only for being rich with joy and celebration, but also for calling us to recognize the presence of the principal actor in the life of the Church and of each Christian: the Holy Spirit. Let’s ask ourselves this question: how much do we really […]
Pastors and theologians both often use the term pedagogyin connection with the economy of salvation. In this sense, we often speak of divine pedagogy or Christic pedagogy. However, what does the pedagogy of Christ actually consist of? By presenting himself as the good shepherd in the Gospel of John in chapter 10, does not Jesus […]
The Ministerial Priesthood according to St. Vincent The word which St. Vincent uses to define the priest is “instrument”: “God has sent out priests as he sent his son for the salvation of souls.” “We are used for this like instruments through which the Son of God continues throughout all time to do from heaven […]
The International Formation Center, located in Paris, convokes the III Encounter of the Vincentian Family (April 10th – May 11th, 2018). The Vincentian Family is composed of more than 225 branches of consecrated and lay persons. These many men and women follow in the footsteps of Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac, Frederic Ozanam, […]
Fr. Thomas McKenna reflects on Anna and Simeon’s preparedness to recognize the Hope of Israel when he appeared in an unlikely form.
Convoked by the Superior General, the new Visitors gathered together at the House of the Daughters of Charity in Rome January 9-January 17.
Pope Francis’ homily for the feast of the Epiphany is a banquet of insights and one-liners. He sets a high bar for preachers and prayers.
Talk, talk, talk… Will Vincentians as followers of Christ the Evangelizer of the Poor just talk or will they “walk the walk” on behalf of the homeless.
What will you and I do to make this a better world for those seeking refuge and peace?
Fr. Ron Hoye, CM offers online enrichment in Catholic Faith Life.