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eBook: St. Vincent de Paul and the “New Poor”

It seems to be difficult for society to see and recognize those men and women who are poor. To read more, download the eBook “St. Vincent de Paul and the ‘New Poor'” which is available in various formats.

400-Year Legacy of Charity & Vincentian Spirituality

Did you know that on the grounds of St. Vincent’s Seminary and the Vincentian Family Office in Philadelphia, adjacent to the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal, there is a more than 100-year-old oak tree grown from a seed of St. Vincent’s oak which still stands near his...

Vincentian approach Evangelization

“It was clear to Vincent de Paul (just as it is clear to us) that it is useless to tell people that they are children of God and that Christ died for them if those people are dying of hunger, if society continues to heap scorn upon them, and if dogs are treated better than people who are poor. Again, we must understand that the process of evangelization demands action as well as words.”

Vincent “artisan of peace” – eBook: Vincent de Paul and Peace

Vincent "artisan of peace" - eBook: Vincent de Paul and Peace At the time of the upheaval that occurred as a result of continual war, Vincent revealed himself as an “artisan of peace”, an effective and noteworthy arbitrator. At the same time, however,...
Vincentian approach Evangelization

Vincentian approach Evangelization

“It was clear to Vincent de Paul (just as it is clear to us) that it is useless to tell people that they are children of God and that Christ died for them if those people are dying of hunger, if society continues to heap scorn upon them, and if dogs are treated better than people who are poor. Again, we must understand that the process of evangelization demands action as well as words.”

New eBook – Vincent de Paul and Liberation

New eBook – Vincent de Paul and Liberation

“Is it possible to view Vincent de Paul as a precursor in matters regarding liberation? Why not? Certainly he was a prophet during his time. His tireless energy impelled him to liberate, spiritually and materially, “the little ones” and the weak who were victims of the absolute power that was wielded during the Great Century. Vincent became involved in prophetic actions which were animated by a gospel spirit.”

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