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
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
See a presentation on the importance of prayer and humility in Vincentian Leadership. The themes are related to those of the Lenten Letter of Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M.
A video shows how St. Vincent was a forerunner of our modern concept of the “Church of the Poor”. See the video
Sister Marie-Anne Vaillot to Sister Odile Baumgarten as they were awaiting execution: “We will have the happiness of seeing God and possessing Him for all eternity… and we will be possessed by Him without fear of being ever separated from Him.” See Slide Presentation
St. Vincent has much to teach us about collaborating– the art of communicating with simplicity, and the joy of cooperating with others while remaining humble. See the presentation
Sr. Regina Bechtle, S.C. reflects on Mary in the Wedding at Cana, Mary as part of the community of disciples after the Resurrection, and Mary through the eyes of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. See the presentation
As his biographer Abelly notes, St. Vincent sought to see Jesus in the other person, no matter what station or rank in life the person held. Abelly comments: “[a] maxim of this faithful servant of God was always to see our Savior Jesus Christ in others, to inspire our charity toward them.” See the presentation
In this presentation: Vincentian themes of Advent… Jesus who identified Himself with the powerless, was born into the world.