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Claiming the Gift of Vincent’s Charism

“St. Vincent left a wonderful gift within the Church. He has placed it, to a large extent, in your hands and in mine. Pass it on to the young.”  The Spirit is challenging Vincentians in the various branches of the Vincentian Family to identify and support people in naming and recognizing the gift and the tradition they stand in.

Are We As Church Hard of Hearing … or Listening?

Hearing is the simple physiological act of hearing sounds. Listening means to pay attention to sound; to hear something with thoughtful attention, and to give consideration. Which type of listener are you?

Ever Wonder About Jesus’ Kindergarten?

There is so much we don’t know about what Jesus learned in his earliest years in Nazareth. We know Mary and Joseph were his first teachers. Almost everything else is conjecture. Yet there is much we can learn from Our Lady of Nazareth.

Claiming the Gift of Vincent’s Charism

Claiming the Gift of Vincent’s Charism

“St. Vincent left a wonderful gift within the Church. He has placed it, to a large extent, in your hands and in mine. Pass it on to the young.”  The Spirit is challenging Vincentians in the various branches of the Vincentian Family to identify and support people in naming and recognizing the gift and the tradition they stand in.

How Big Is Your Dream?

How Big Is Your Dream?

Each year we are reminded about a supersized dream. We all know the words “I have a dream”. It was a dream of loving one another. Jesus prayed … “that all may be one”.

Vincent As a Seeker

Vincent As a Seeker

The Magi were “men with a restless heart seekers after God. In Jerusalem the Magi ask questions: they inquire where the Child is to be found.
St. Vincent de Paul looked beyond his horizons to find Christ.

If I were John the Baptist…

If I were John the Baptist…

If I were John the Baptist standing in the Jordan, I am sure I would have asked Jesus, “why are you asking me, a sinner, to baptize you?” What’s behind God speaking about his beloved son?

An Eight-year-old Jesus Figure

An Eight-year-old Jesus Figure

A simple explanation of why the Word of God took flesh and fully entered into our human condition. Emmanuel, God with us, the Word made flesh says, “Don’t worry, I have been through all this and will help you get through it.”