Vincentian Prayer Images: One of the Great Saints of History XVII

by | Jan 25, 2022 | Formation, Reflections

Let the image and the text sink in, and take root. These images might surprise you into prayer at various points in your day.

The originality of Saint Vincent’s version of Christianity

As St. Vincent wrote: “…it is one thing to assist physically those who are poor in truth, however, it was never Our Lord’s intention in founding your Company that you should care only for the body, because there will always be someone to do that, but Our Lord’s intention is that you should assist the sick poor spiritually… A Turk or an idolater can care for the body… In the future, make up your mind to unite spiritual assistance to the corporal service you render.”

Source: The religious experience of Saint Vincent de Paul by José María Román, C.M. • Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).


This is another image in our series of “Praying Our Heritage.”

For the more visually oriented among us, you don’t have to wait for the weekly image on Tuesday. You can browse for yourself. You can even search for images related to key words. Visit and search VinFormation’s database of prayer images.

We hope you enjoy these time-release prayer capsules!

We would also welcome you sharing with all of us images that inspired you to prayer.

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