The Origin of the Confraternities or the Associations of Charity

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Author: Álvaro Mauricio Fernández, C.M., María Eugenia Magallanes & Laurence de la Brosse · Translator: Charles T. Plock, CM. · Year of first publication: 2016 · Source: AIC International.
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

In August 1617, Vincent de Paul, at the age of 37, began a movement that has continued to the present day. On August 1st, 1617, Vincent de Paul was appointed as pastor in Châtillon-les-Dombes (known … Read More

The poor in the 17th century in France (III)

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Author: Santiago Azcárate, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
Estimated Reading Time: 16 minutes

5. Social attitudes and behaviours toward the poor The social attitudes and behaviours toward the poor were not always similar such that it is lived in the same way for all levels of the social … Read More

The poor in the 17th century in France (II)

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Author: Santiago Azcárate, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutes

3. Types of poor Precisely because the phenomenon of poverty in the 17th century was so universal, it is thus impossible to limit it to only one social segment. Poverty wore different faces and the … Read More

The poor in the 17th century in France (I)

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Author: Santiago Azcárate, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutes

Introduction All throughout this time of formation, you are developing a program that is centred on what is Vincentian and on what refers to the Founders, their historical context, spirituality and the nature of their … Read More

The political context at the time of saint Vincent

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Author: Fr. Jean Pierre Renouard, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

I will try to write to you of simple things at the risk of being simplistic, but I think that for you who have a hard time mastering the history of France, which is rather … Read More

Saint Vincent and the Church in his time (3, end)

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Author: Luigi Mezzadri, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
Estimated Reading Time: 20 minutes

Church, Eucharist and the priesthood Models of the Priesthood Saint Vincent tells the story of a meeting with a Huguenot. The path of conversion of the latter had proceeded well, when the interlocutor of the … Read More

The Poor Country People of Seventeenth Century France

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Author: Brian M. Nolan · Year of first publication: 1982 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission, no. 5.
Estimated Reading Time: 13 minutes

During the past forty years French historians have shifted their attention from the great personages and political movements of their country’s past to the ordinary people among their ancestors. Their key interests include diet, health, … Read More

Saint Vincent and the Church in his time (2)

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Author: Luigi Mezzadri, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
Estimated Reading Time: 12 minutes

The notion of the Church in Saint Vincent Feel with the Church Saint Vincent, participating in the Tridentine Renewal, believed in the value of certain fundamental themes e. g. the Church as perfect society, visible, … Read More

Saint Vincent and the Church in his time (1)

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Author: Luigi Mezzadri, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
Estimated Reading Time: 15 minutes

Many researchers make the mistake of isolating Saint Vincent from his time.1Dizionari essenziali: Dictionnaire du Grand fiecle, a cura di E Bluche (Paris, 1990); Diccionario de espiritualidad vicenciana (Salamanca, 1995); Dictionnaire de l’Ancien Regime, a … Read More

The historical context of the Founders: an introduction

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Author: Fr. Jean Pierre Renouard, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

Like every other human being, Saint Vincent was born into a particular society and a specific political context. He was marked by the setting of his childhood, his youth and his adulthood, and we must … Read More