The Beatification of Vincent De Paul: John White’s Evidence

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Author: Thomas Davitt · Year of first publication: 1984 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission, no. 9.
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The Cause The Sixth General Assembly, 1697, decided unanimously that steps should be taken to secure the beatification of Vincent, and Nicolas Pierron, newly-elected fourth Superior General, in a circular letter of 26 October 1697 … Read More

Simple Father Vincent

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Author: Kevin Murnaghan · Year of first publication: 1980 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission, no. 3.
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Hilaire Belloc says somewhere that one of the great faults in history writing is simplifying a complex problem. Gibbon tells us that sitting near the ruins of the Capitol he heard the monks chanting Vespers … Read More

Saint Vincent and Church Renewal

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Author: Myles Rearden · Year of first publication: 1980 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission, no. 2.
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In 1564 Pope Paul IV published the decrees of the Council of Trent. Publishing the decrees within a year of the Council’s close was a considerable achievement, but ensuring that they were officially accepted outside … Read More

Saint Vincent as a Person

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Author: Thomas Davitt · Year of first publication: 1979 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission, no. 1.
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St. Vincent is frequently portrayed against the background of the France of his day or the Church of his day. If we are to get to know him as a person, though, we need to … Read More

Saint Vincent De Paul, 1595-1617

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Author: R. Stafford Poole, C.M. · Year of first publication: 1984 · Source: Vincentiana 1984.
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The purpose of this paper is to survey the formative years of Saint Vincent de Paul, with special emphasis on his growth in sanc­tity. It will be presented in three parts. The first deals with … Read More

The Major Studies on Vincent de Paul

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Author: Carey J. Leonard , C.M. · Year of first publication: 1985 · Source: Vincentian Heritage Journal: Vol. 6: Iss. 1, Article 2..
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There are two Vincent de Pauls who have come down to us: the Vincent of legend and the Vincent of history. The Vincent of legend is the Saint of popular piety. This is the Vincent … Read More

Vincent, The Traveller

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Author: Jack Melito, C.M. · Year of first publication: 1991.
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“I have traveled much in Concord,” wrote Henry David Thoreau, who in his life scarcely ventured from the vicinity of Walden Pond. The inner journeys among ideas and imagination that this stay-at-home person undertook served … Read More