From the age of reason, Jeanne [Sr. Rosalie] had thought of consecrating herself to God.
Articles for Vincentian Family Blesseds
In addition to caring for the sick poor in their homes, Blessed Rosalie collaborated closely with the civil authorities responsible for the assistance of those who were poor.
Blessed Giuseppina Nicoli, an Italian Daughter of Charity, is known for her work with poor children; through her trust and friendship, “she guided them to find the Lord … with the gentleness of a loving mother”.
Video about the life of Blessed Lindalva Justo de Oliveira, D.C.
Frederic never aspired to a position of leadership (but in reality, he was a leader) nor did he ever attempt to utilize his position for personal gain.
December 18 is the feast day of Blessed Némésia Valle, a Sister of Charity of St. Jeanne Antide Thouret, a branch of the Vincentian Family.
This week we celebrate the feast day of Blessed Marcantonio Durando, C.M., who became known as the “St. Vincent of Italy”.
Nov. 9 is the anniversary of the beatification of Sr. Rosalie Rendu, D.C. 16 years ago. Here is a brief account of the events of Nov. 9, 2003 and a video about Blessed Rosalie.
The primary reason for the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s existence was and is to increase the holiness of its members, by service to those in need and by building deep friendships.
Blessed Louis-Joseph François, Blessed Jean-Henri Gruyer, Blessed Pierre-René Rogue, Blessed Jean-Charles Caron, and Blessed Nicolas Colin were martyred along with many others during the French Revolution on September 2 and 3, 1792 after they refused to take an oath that would have placed them under the authority of the state.
An intense hatred for the Catholic Church prevailed in Ethiopia during the lifetime of Blessed Ghèbre-Michael.
Known as “El Pelé,” Bl. Ceferino gave his life to defend a priest during the Spanish Civil War.