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Poor in spirit Jesus says that “blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” Mathew 5:3, there can be a number of different interpretations of this truth. I recently learned of one perspective, which I ...
The Rich Man Mk 10: 17, 19-20, 21b-25 You don’t have to be on the Forbes list of billionaires, 2,208 worldwide 39 in Canada, to be considered rich in God’s eyes. If we look deeply we can probably all identify ...
A Lenten proposal During my term as Spiritual Advisor for BC/Yukon, and subsequent attendance, participation, and presentations at the Regional and National AGA’s and Retreats, I have become very aware that we Vincentians are showing signs of aging, with all ...
The Spirit of the Resurrection Acts of the Apostles 4, 32-35: The Believers Share Their Possessions “All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they ...
Lean on Me Our daily lives are influenced by many things, some are works of the evil one but always there is open arms of God to help us push the evil one away. In our works of charity we ...
Spiritual Reflection Today, I would like to share with you a reflection that I have been thinking about for some time, The role, if any, of Catholic Christians, and in particular Vincentians, in the evangelization of our church and our ...
You Are Called Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees have sat down on the chair of Moses. So you shall do and observe all they say, but do ...
Seeking the face of God This summer, I participated to the dedication of a building located at 425, Legendre St. West, in Montreal. Dedicated to the humble exercise of turning to God, the building is an invitation to pray Him ...
THE DESERT There are many times in the Bible when someone goes into the desert.  Moses, Elijah, even Jesus himself prepared for his public ministry by going alone into the desert.  The man who announced Jesus also spent time in ...