Patience in Consecrated Life
What, then, is the virtue of patience? It’s what enables you to bear patiently all the annoying happenings to be encountered in life without growing angry; or, if you do forget yourself, you recollect yourself immediately in order to calm the turmoil. So, you must have a good fund of patience, dear Sisters; for, even if we didn’t have anything to put up with from other persons, alas! we’re so weak that we’ll find enough in ourselves; and we’re so fickle that we have plenty of things that have to be borne with, and this can’t be done without patience.
St. Vincent de Paul, Conference of 14 July 1658. (Coste X, p. 428)
God among us
One of the central mysteries of Saint Vincent de Paul’s spirituality is the Incarnation. The whole period of Advent, as well as Christmas and the
Vocation is Making God’s Dream Come True
At the time when the cold winds of war and oppression are blowing and when we frequently encounter signs of
Given to God
Sister Marta Wiecka was born on 12 January 1874 in Nowy Wiec, Poland, into a large and deeply Christian family.
“The Lenten season offers us once again an opportunity to reflect upon the very heart of Christian life: charity. This