José Maria Romàn

Author of the first major biography of St. Vincent de Paul (1981) since Coste.

It is shorter than either Abelly or Coste, but it takes into account the progress which has been made in Vincentian studies in the half century since Coste.

His biography offered many fresh insights into the life of Vincent.

It has been translated into Italian, English and Polish.

Fr. Jose Maria Roman, CM. died February 6, 2002 after a short battle with cancer.