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He Gets Us

He Gets Us

Deidre Noonan writes: Fr. John Freund has shared his mindwalks over the years. His request is that we, if we wish, share our reflections. Here is my attempt. I would love to read what is on your mind too. He gets us. If you saw the Superbowl last week, you may have...

Why Am I a Vincentian Priest?

Why Am I a Vincentian Priest?

Whatever the language, there is the vision and culture that calls me and supports me in my life as a Vincentian priest. These five values bind us together as followers of Christ the Evangelizer of the Poor and a band of brothers.

Why Did I Create Mindwalk?

Why Did I Create Mindwalk?

I wanted to welcome you to my parlor or kitchen table... whichever you prefer. Either hopefully conveys a space where people feel comfortable in talking with friends that matter, about things that matter. I chose the title Mindwalk because it was a way of capturing...

How What I Dreaded Became a Source of Life

How What I Dreaded Became a Source of Life

It was a moment I think most of us dreaded. In the later stages of formation some 60 years ago I remember hearing the words “Mr. Freund please”. The words came from the Superior’s bench in both the Novitiate and the Major Seminary. Whoever was called had to...