Saint Vincent and Church Renewal

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoVincent de PaulLeave a Comment

CREDITS
Author: Myles Rearden · Year of first publication: 1980 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission, no. 2.
Estimated Reading Time:

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

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoVincent de PaulLeave a Comment

CREDITS
Author: Thomas Davitt · Year of first publication: 1979 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission, no. 1.
Estimated Reading Time:

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

Vincentian Spirituality: the Congregation of the Mission

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoCongregation of the MissionLeave a Comment

CREDITS
Author: José María Román, CM · Translator: Charles T. Plock, CM. · Year of first publication: 1995 · Source: Vincentian Online Library.
Estimated Reading Time:

The Congregation of the Mission is a society of apostolic life, composed of priests and lay brothers, founded by Saint Vincent de Paul in Paris on April 17, 1625 and approved by Pope Urban VII … Read More

Blessed Marta Anna Wiecka

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoMarta WieckaLeave a Comment

CREDITS
Author: Unknown · Year of first publication: 2004 · Source: Vincentian Online Library.
Estimated Reading Time:

Blessed Marta Anna Wiecka (January 1, 1874 – May 30, 1904), born in Nowy Wiec (Koscierzyna county, Pomerania, Poland) then in the Kingdom of Prussien, was the third of 13 children of Marceli Wiecki, a … Read More

Why We Need to Canonize More Lay Saints

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoThe Vincentian Family in HeavenLeave a Comment

CREDITS
Author: James Martin, S.J. · Year of first publication: 2011 · Source: America National Catholic Weekly, July 07.
Estimated Reading Time:

Ever since the Second Vatican Council spoke of the “universal call to holiness,” there has been a move to recognize more lay men and women as saints, as models of sanctity for lay Catholics.  Several … Read More

MISEVI: Lay Vincentian Missionaries

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoMiseviLeave a Comment

CREDITS
Author: Felipe Nieto, C.M. .
Estimated Reading Time:

0. A Little History At the dawn of the Millennium there was the first International Assembly of MISEVI at Los Molinos (Madrid); an event for the JMV who saw their dream become reality: international level … Read More

Saint Vincent De Paul, 1595-1617

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoVincent de PaulLeave a Comment

CREDITS
Author: R. Stafford Poole, C.M. · Year of first publication: 1984 · Source: Vincentiana 1984.
Estimated Reading Time:

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

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoVincent de PaulLeave a Comment

CREDITS
Author: Carey J. Leonard , C.M. · Year of first publication: 1985 · Source: Vincentian Heritage Journal: Vol. 6: Iss. 1, Article 2..
Estimated Reading Time:

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