Articles for Vincent de Paul

Saints Vincent and Louise, Daughters of Charity Care For the Mentally Ill

A presentation about the early work of our founders in caring for the mentally ill in 17th century France.

Les Miserables – Vincentian Influences and Reflections

Les Miserables strikes a chord in Vincentians when they hear… To love another person is to see the face of God. Victor Hugo admired Vincent de Paul. He based the character of the Bishop on Vincent de Paul.

April 17, 1625: First Establishment of the Congregation of the Mission, Bons Enfants

A presentation telling the story of the first establishment of the Congregation of the Mission by St. Vincent de Paul and its founding patroness, Madame de Gondi.

New Cardinal in the Mold of St. Vincent de Paul

A new Cardinal in the mold of St. Vincent de Paul Imagine a parish that has 100,000 people in 53 distinct communities... and 3000 trained ministers! St. Michael Archangel Parish is not an imaginary parish. It has a membership of 100,000 people in 53 distinct...
Quebec SVDP President honored

Quebec SVDP President honored

Claude St-Jean, A Builder Recipient of the Lieutenant Governor's Medal, Quebec Beginning in 2001 as a simple volunteer at the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Claude St-Jean, as he himself says, "rose through the ranks" to become president of his regional council, which...

Change the darkness

Change the darkness

Good Shepherd – Change the Darkness – Joy – Be an example of Patience These are the themes Lynn  L’Heureux reflects on in her weekly series Vincentian Day of Prayer and Fast – Tuesday December 17, 2013 Dear Vincentian Family:  Blessings of Joy to all of you as we...

Resources for the Feast of St. Vincent

Resources for the Feast of St. Vincent

VinFormation offers an extensive list of resources  for those who wish to enter more deeply into the celebration of the his feast on September 27. Here are just three samples  found on the site. Five Faces of Vincent de Paul St. Vincent’s Understanding of Christ St....

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