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.
Articles for St. Vincent de Paul
Vincent de Paul’s canonization process was initiated by the Congregation of the Mission 37 years after his death.
The reconstructed image of the face of Saint Vincent de Paul, in 3D, was presented to the public on February 13 at the...
We, as members of the Vincentian Family, know that on more than one occasion Saint Vincent spoke about leaving God in order to find God.
On September 27, feast of St. Vincent de Paul, the various branches of the Vincentian Family Worldwide prepare in many ways the celebration of this important date.
Fr. Hugh O’Donnell defines discernment as a process by which the Spirit calls us to use our freedom to act in a certain way. He defines it as “a choice, not between good and evil, but between two or more goods.”
Join thousands of Vincentians across the globe on September 27 in celebrating St Vincent and over 400 years of active charitable works by the Vincentian Family.
Father José María Román, C.M. explains why Saint Vincent de Paul is to be considered a key figure in the history of the holiness of the Church. (Part 3 of 3)
Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. says, “In this series, we’ll look at how Vincentian Saints and Blesseds can help us understand the full range of the Vincentian charism.”
Fr. José María Román, C.M. speaks to us about the religious experience of Saint Vincent de Paul.
"The originality of his version of Christianity is [a] reason that makes Saint Vincent de Paul one of the great saints in history." - José María Román, C.M. ...
Vincent grew beyond his original ministry zip code!