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June 20: Anniversary of Pontifical Approbation of the Children of Mary Association

The mission of the Children of Mary, and its successor the Vincentian Marian Youth Movement, was confided by God to St. Catherine Labouré, by way of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s apparitions. This week in 1847, Pontifical approval of the Children of Mary was obtained.

The Church of the Poor and For the Poor

St. Vincent can be considered a precursor or prophet of the vision of the Church centered on the poor.

Daughters of Charity in El Paso: Carrying On The Missionary Spirit

On February 3, 1892, four Daughters of Charity stepped off the train in El Paso, Texas, USA. Within a day the Sisters had laid the foundations for Hotel Dieu hospital, an institution that would welcome thousands of El Pasoans into the world, provide critical care for...

The Life of St. Vincent de Paul: By the Children of St Vincent’s Primary School

Watch as the children of Year 5 at St Vincent’s Primary School in London dramatize the life of St. Vincent in this short film.

August 2: Blessed Ceferino Giménez Malla

August 2: Blessed Ceferino Giménez Malla

Blessed Ceferino was a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Spain. Because he is considered the patron of the Rom and Sinti peoples, his biography appears on the website of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People.

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