Let the image and the text sink in, and take root. These images might surprise you into prayer at various points in your day.
One of the reasons for Saint Vincent de Paul to be considered a key figure in the history of the holiness of the Church is his style of living his vocation.
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 week’s example is:
Saint Vincent undertook all kinds of works: Organization through the Daughters of Charity of the assistance to all types of spiritual and corporal sufferings: teaching the young girls at the little parochial schools to read and write in an era where hardly anyone could read; hospital services; home visitation; visits to those in prison and the galley slaves, and compassion for the abandoned children (foundlings).
This is another image in our series of “Praying Our Heritage.”
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