When St. Vincent and St. Louise co-founded a new type of religious community, the Daughters of Charity, in 1633:
Louise was the prime organizer for the fledgling community, but Vincent, with his spirituality, his warm heart, and his great common sense, played an essential role in training the women.”
– from Praying With Vincent de Paul by Thomas McKenna C.M., p. 22
Focusing on St. Vincent’s wonderful common-sense advice, take a few minutes to watch and ponder as he explains, among other things, how suffering can be turned into opportunities:
Read these quotes of St. Vincent on suffering from the Depaul University website.
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