About the Series
St. Vincent de Paul encouraged five particular traits in his comrades: simplicity, meekness, mortification, humility and zeal. Come discover the stories of these virtues and how they are alive in the daily experiences of those around us. Throughout the 40 days of Lent, a new story will be posted daily. See how the everyday practices of being honest, approachable, self-disciplined, realistic and hardworking, in the spirit of St. Vincent, can transform your own life and the lives of others.
Pope Francis calls us to “build a better kind of politics”. The USCCB suggest almost a “12 step program” for building community as envisaged when we truly commit to what we pray for in the “Our Father”.
Looking At 9/11 Through Generational Eyes – While students struggle to imagine the emotions felt by those who witnessed the tragedy, however, many faculty members are struggling to forget.
Did a question ever lead you to think more deeply? Frederic Ozanam did … and sought help to understand it at a deeper level.
Me-ism! A lens to understand our world, church… and the three year “synodal process” beginning October 2021.
Almost twenty years later I find myself, for different reasons, thinking anew “The world will never be the same.” The only difference is that it seems to have gotten even worse.
We are all called to fan into flame the idealism of youth. Sr. Rosalie calls us today to be mentors by our example as we walk among the least of our brothers and sisters.
Is Labor Day the last hurrah of summer? The weekend to catch supposedly fantastic sales? A recognition of the dignity of work? It is all that and more!
Living with the Jesus of Interruptions. – How many times are you interrupted in the middle of your plans? Do you think of interruptions as annoyances … or opportunities encounter a body of Christ?
In Mark’s there are many ordinary we tend to skip over. But they are there for a reason. Mark subtly proposes them as signs of encouragement to the ordinary Christians under attack in Rome.