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...
Video Reflection on St. Vincent

Video Reflection on St. Vincent

In this video reflection, produced by the Daughters of Charity International, we praise God for each of the many gifts we have received through the example of St. Vincent, and we ask God to enlighten us, and to bless us in our work with those who are poor and marginalized.

Places of St. Vincent

Places of St. Vincent

Fr. Bruce Krause, C.M. prepared these PowerPoint slides as a tour of special places in the life of St. Vincent de Paul. We thought it would be a great resource to share for the 400th Anniversary.

Brothers of Charity awarded 65,000 €

Brothers of Charity awarded 65,000 €

On September 18, the psychiatric centre of the Brothers of Charity in Bukavu received the triannual Caritas International – Deckers Award because of the remarkable pioneering work in mental health care in Congo’s war-torn South Kivu Province. The psychiatric centre,...

SVDP International reports on WYD

SVDP International reports on WYD

The international site of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul post the following information on their participation in World Youth Day. The Vincentian Youth Meetings started at night on the 18th July. A thousand members representing 22 countries throughout the world...

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