2019 Tornadoes: An Avalanche of Needs

The area surrounding Queen of Martyrs Parish in North Dayton is filled with hard-working families not used to needing nor asking for help. That self-sufficiency was tested a year ago when a devastating F4 tornado, carrying 170 mph winds, left a path of destruction in...

The Longest I’ve Ever Been Anywhere—and Making It

Donny H. says his apartment and the new garden at Key Terrace in Kettering have given him roots for the first time in a long time. Key Terrace is a permanent supportive housing complex — owned by Miami Valley Housing Opportunities, with supportive services offered by...

Vincentian Reflections: May 17, 2020

Gospel: (John 14:15-21)  Jesus said to his disciples: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.  And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot accept, because it neither sees...

Vincentian Reflections: May 10, 2020

Gospel: (John 14:1-12)  Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not let your hearts be troubled.  You have faith in God; have faith in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for...

Vincentian Reflections: May 9, 2020

Feast of Saint Louise De Marillac Gospel:  (Matthew 25: 31-46)  The King will say to those on his right hand, “ Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take for your heritage the kingdom prepared for you since the foundation of the world.  For I was hungry, and you gave...