Characteristics of Vincentian Spirituality

Five characteristics of Vincentian spirituality, in a talk written by Fr. Juan Patricio Prager, C.M.: God leads us into the midst of the world · God waits for us among the poor · Christ invites us to participate in the mission · Christ sits with us in prayer · Christ enables us to be charitable. Listen Now

St. Louise: Healer, Sister, Friend

PowerPoint presentation tracing the history of medicine/health care, the realities of 17th century France (helps put our current crisis in perspective), and the example of St. Louise which helps us in our ministry with those who are poor and ill. See the presentation

Mortification: A Condition For Following Jesus

In “The Way of St. Vincent Is Our Way”, Miguel Pérez Flores, C.M. & Antonino Orcajo, C.M. explain that Saint Vincent did not impose difficult or burdensome mortifications and austerities. Rather, he invited us to have great esteem for practicing mortification in a spirit of penance. See the presentation