Vincent de Paul’s canonization process was initiated by the Congregation of the Mission 37 years after his death.
St. 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...
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.
"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!
Whose story are you most aware of? Can you recognize the interconnection of all stories? Do Vincentians have a special vocation as storytellers?
A presentation based on one of the essays from “Saint Vincent de Paul: Windows on His Vision,” a collection of informal essays about Saint Vincent de Paul, his life and his spirituality, by Rev. Jack Melito, CM.
Saint Vincent’s devotion to the Trinity was not an intellectual exercise but a search from his heart.
“… create a Family that looks to the past for inspiration, but is also eager to create a vibrant innovative collaborative future in the service of the most abandoned.” Fr. Robert Maloney
Think about the hot button issues of the day: Police reform, Climate change, Poverty, Homelessness, Election reform, Systemic racism, #metoo… Tou name it. People are calling for more than just quick but temporary fixes. People are calling for systemic reform.
A transfer of the relics of Saint Vincent took place on April 25, 1830, via a grandiose procession to the Chapel at the Vincentian Mother House, rue de Sèvres.
“…your principal concern, which God asks especially of you, is to be very attentive in serving the poor, who are our lords. Oh yes, Sisters! They are our masters. That is why you must treat them gently and kindly…” – St. Vincent de Paul