Congregation of the Mission Last month marked the anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians/Lazarists). Fr. Stephen Monaghan CM shares a reflection on their foundation. The charism is alive and well today.
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Feast of the Epiphany Please enjoy this reflection on the Feast of the Epiphany, from Fr. Eamon Devlin CM, parish priest in the Vincentian parish of Phibsborough. https://youtu.be/ZGWWjbhQkts
SVP Christmas Appeal Society of St. Vincent de Paul National President, Rose McGowan, has launched the SVP Christmas Appeal. Please consider donating if you can. The SVP lives out the Vincentian ethos, inspired by St. Vincent himself, on a daily basis. They need your help and assistance to do this. Thank You. https://www.svp.ie/donate/
Please enjoy this Advent Reflection from Fr. Mark Noonan CM.
ST. CATHERINE LABOURE AND THE MIRACULOUS MEDAL St. Catherine Labouré was blessed with apparitions of Mary Immaculate, to which we owe the famous Miraculous Medal. For the forty-six years (from the year of the apparitions until her death), only she and her confessor knew who it was to whom the Miraculous Medal was revealed, despite many pressures she received to reveal the secret. The fact that Catherine kept her secret for so long created a sense of mystery, not just in the reflections on her life, but during her life. Read Marillac Solitude-of-Saint-Catherine-Laboure.pdf (famvin.org)
Visit of Fr. Rolando Limjoco CM Sub Director of the International Association of the Miraculous Medal (AMM) and Mr. Kevin Eguia, executive Secretary of the International AMM PETER’S CHURCH PHIBSBOROUGH; MONDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2023 Fr. Rolando and Kevin met with the Phibsborough group of the AMM at their monthly gathering. There was an excellent attendance, some 20 members. We are very grateful for the presence of Sr. Claire Mc Kiernan DC, Co-ordinator of the Vincentian Family Council in Ireland at our meeting. Unfortunately no members from Belfast or Ballyfermot were able to attend this ‘extraordinary’ gathering. Furthermore, because of ...[Click title to read more]
FamVin Schools Formation Day Concluding the day with mass in the College Chapel Our recent FamVin Schools Formation Day took place in St. Vincent's Castleknock College recently. The day was held on the Feast of St. Vincent dePaul. Candles representing each of our Vincentian Family Schools There were five Vincentian Family Schools in attendance, including St. Louise's Comprehensive College Belfast, Holy Faith Clontarf, St. Mary's Holy Faith Glasnevin, St. Paul's College Raheny, and St. Vincent's Castleknock. A huge thank you to Castleknock College for hosting ...[Click title to read more]
Let Justice and Peace Flow ‘Join the flow of justice to abate global boiling and to protect our common home’. This weekend marks the end of the Season of Creation, 2023, which started on September 1st and ends on October 4th - the feast of St Francis of Assisi. The Season of Creation is an international celebration of God’s handiwork, an open invitation to the entire people of God - to see what God has made, know what is good and demand for it to be protected. Each year a theme from scripture is selected - this year it is ...[Click title to read more]