Congregation of the Mission

St. Vincent and the Congregation of the Mission 1625-1660

In Vincent’s time, the poor were largely neglected, illiterate, and spiritually ignorant. The clergy were sadly inadequate. St. Vincent founded the Congregation of the Mission to preach to the country poor and to help reform the clergy.

September 11: Feast of St. John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M.

On the feast day of St. John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M., we offer this brief presentation based on an article that originally appeared on cmglobal.org.   [button...

Sketches From the Diary of St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M.

“When a person or a place impressed him, he drew a sketch of it. Such sketches dot his diary.”

July 9: St. Francis Regis Clet, C.M.

In February of 1791, three missionaries including Fr. Francis Regis Clet, C.M., departed for China.

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