During the early 19th Century, the inhabitants of the Mouffetard district of Paris experienced physical, social,...
Presentation adapted from an article by Fr. Jean-Pierre Renouard, C.M.
Jeanne-Marie Rendu was born in Confort, France. In 1802, she entered the mother house of the Daughters of Charity in...
By her life, her works, her spirituality, she embodied the vision of a “martyr of charity” painted by Saint Vincent de Paul.
In this video clip from the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Philadelphia, Sr. Marge Clifford, DC tells us about Blessed Rosalie Rendu, DC whose Feast Day is coming up on February 7.
Fr. Mavric invites every member of the Vincentian Family to take one very concrete step; that is, every member is to bring one new candidate to one of the branches of the Vincentian Family.
It has been written of Frederic Ozanam: “While innovators wore themselves out with theories for changing the world, these young men set about climbing up to the floors where the misery of the poor hid.”
The Origin of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul: Bringing together two worlds that did not know each other
This was the crisis situation in which 7 young men stood up and decided “to go to the margins”. This is a dramatic, very moving and very topical story, with many parallels between that period and our own.
“Be kind and love, for love is your first gift to the poor. They will appreciate your kindness and your love more than all else you can bring them.” – Blessed Rosalie
What gave her the strength to minister through three waves of a pandemic?
Blessed Rosalie Rendu, D.C. was able to control her emotions and remain calm and unshakeable as she organized relief services for her “beloved poor” struck down by disease.
A presentation showing some examples of the fortitude and bravery of Blessed Rosalie Rendu.