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St. Vincent de Paul encouraged five particular traits in his comrades: simplicity, meekness, mortification, humility and zeal. Come discover the stories of these Vincentian Values and how they are alive in the daily experiences of those around us.

Through the 40 days of Lent, a new story will be shared daily. Make it your Lenten challenge to dive into the five Vincentian virtues of simplicity, meekness, mortification, humility and zeal. 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.

The Journey Begins

Day 1 – First Step on the Vincentian Way – Thomas McKenna

Day 2 – In the Vincentian Way – Mary Gilbart

Day 3 – With a Good Heart – Ivette Detres

Day 4 – Waking Up – John Freund

Week One – Stories of Simplicity

Day 5 – Just Listen – Frank Sacks

Day 6 – Lifting up Spirit – Larry Huber

Day 7 – Open and Honest – Jack Timlin

Day 8 – Simple Providence  – Frank Sacks

Day 9 – Truthful – Mary Gilbart

Day 10 – Transparency – Thomas McKenna

 

Week Two – Stories of Meekness

Day 11 – Reflect – Katherine Cartegena

Day12 – SIlent Storm  – Al Smith

Day 13 – Open Door – Al Pehrsson

Day 14 – Available – Liz Wilson

Day 15 – Gentle Help – Robert Stone

Day 16 – Approachable – Thomas McKenna

Week Three – Stories of Mortification, Self-discipline

Day 17 – Joyful Sacrifice – Darcy O’Hara

Day 18 – Convinced – Robert Maloney

Day 19 – Sometimes – Lou Trotta

Day 20 – Like Christ – Robert Maloney

Day 21 – The Dirty Work – Darcy O’Hara

Day 22 – Focus – Tom McKenna

Week Four – Stories of Humility, Realism

Day 23 – Beautiful Music – Tim Lyons

Day 24 – Time and Attention – Joe Lesenko

Day 25 –  Gifts and Talents – Beth Racine

Day 26 – Others First – Ivette Detres

Day 27 – Gateway of Service – Stephen Carp

Day 28 – All is Gift – McKenna

Coming Week Five – Stories of Zeal