April 17, 1625: First Establishment of the Congregation of the Mission, Bons Enfants

by | Apr 17, 2020 | Congregation of the Mission, Formation

April 17 is the anniversary of the first establishment of the Congregation of the Mission at Bons Enfants, Paris. Below is a presentation telling the story of the establishment, and the founding patroness of the Congregation, Madame de Gondi.

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  • Vincent had opportunities presented to him and he acted.
  • While doing so, he trusted in God’s Providence.
  • He collaborated and networked.
  • Both lay people and clergy were involved from the start.


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