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A Vincentian View: Innocent

Jul 18, 2019   /   Around the Province

I have taught the Synoptic Gospels—Matthew, Mark, and Luke—many times. One of the helpful devices for coming to understand each of the Gospels involves studying the same story…

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A Vincentian View: Christ is Alive

Jul 18, 2019   /   Around the Province

In his bi-weekly column for FamVin, “A Vincentian View: Christ is Alive”, Vincentian Fr. Pat Griffin points out that Pope Francis, with his usual colorful and evocative turns-of-phrase…

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A Vincentian Brother Reflects on His Life, Ministry, and Community

Jul 18, 2019   /   Around the Province

Today across the world, there are many young people aspiring to become Vincentians, among them some who want to become Vincentian Brothers. But sometimes they don’t know what…

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24 Hours Vincent de Paul Would Encourage

Jul 18, 2019   /   Around the Province

It is not hard to imagine that St. Vincent would encourage this Niagara University Initiative. Add your prayers for its success and spread. Niagara University’s Rev. Joseph L.…

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2019 Easter Message of the Superior General

Jul 18, 2019   /   Around the Province

by Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. | April 22, 2019 The risen Christ opened to us the way of eternal love, of peace that does not pass, of hope that does not…

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Who is a “real” Catholic?

Jul 16, 2019   /   Around the Province

Who is a “real” Catholic? I hear a lot of arguments about who is a “real”  Catholic. Sometimes they sound suspiciously like the platforms of one or the…

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Journey to a Life of Service

Jul 16, 2019   /   Around the Province

The journey to a life of service. July 30th 4 young men will take another step toward a lifetime commitment to serve the poor and the marginalized following…

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Immigrants and Vincentians Dodging Rocks

Jul 15, 2019   /   Around the Province

Vincentians dodging rocks! That is probably not the image we have of the early Vincentians in Philadelphia. Yet, the following quote describes the situations faced by immigrants and…

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The Grandparents of Jesus

Jul 15, 2019   /   Around the Province

Ever wonder about the Grandparents of Jesus? I wonder whether Jesus knew his grandparents? As we celebrate Sts. Joachim and Anne, Jesus grandparents,  I find myself not only…

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July Fourth Prayer for a President

Jul 03, 2019   /   Around the Province

Archbishop John Carroll’s Prayer for Government Composed for the Inauguration of George Washington 1791 We pray you, O God of might, wisdom, and justice, through whom authority is…

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The Fr. Skelly Few Knew

Jul 02, 2019   /   Around the Province

As we prepare to celebrate the anniversary of the death of Fr. Joseph Skelly, this recently discovered historical document speaks volumes of who he was. A few days…

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St. Vincent’s Work With Prisoners Updated in St. Vincent’s Parish

Jul 01, 2019   /   Around the Province, Videos

Par Recycle Works  makes Philadelphia headlines as an updated version of the work done by St. Vincent with prisoners 400 years ago. The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a wonderful…

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Vincent’s Mission With the Clergy in a New Key

Jun 26, 2019   /   Around the Province, Partner Impact Story

Culture shock If you have ever traveled to another country you have experienced some form of culture shock. In the midst of sightseeing comes the realization of how…

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Fr. Jim Prior, CM – We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe

Jun 26, 2019   /   Around the Province, People Profile

We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe There are probably few parishes that have not sung  Marty Haugen’s 1996 “We remember, We Celebrate, We Believe”. The words took on new…

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A Vincentian View: The Sign of the Cross

Jun 21, 2019   /   Around the Province

In his bi-weekly column for FamVin, Fr. Pat Griffin of the Eastern Province, helps us to remember just how often we use the sign of the cross, and…

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