Articles for St. Vincent de Paul

New Video: Saint Vincent, Priest of Charity at the Service of the Poor

Video based on an article by Alvaro Quevedo Patarroyo, C.M.: “Saint Vincent, Priest of Charity at the Service of the Poor: Caring for Spiritual and Temporal Needs.”

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.

June 16: Anniversary of the Canonization of St. Vincent de Paul

Vincent de Paul’s canonization process was initiated by the Congregation of the Mission 37 years after his death.

Reconstruction of the Face of Saint Vincent de Paul

The reconstructed image of the face of Saint Vincent de Paul, in 3D, was presented to the public on February 13 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Penha, in Crato-CE (Brazil). The idea arose in 2015 and, the following year, experts in medicine, technology and dentistry...

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