Praying with the Vincentian Communities

April 2011
Catholic Digest;Apr2011, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p26
The article offers information on Vincentian Communities. The Vincentian spiritual tradition was started in 17th century in France by Vincent de Paul. He began a group of priests and Brothers who shared his passion of serving the poor and needy. He also started parish-based lay confraternities and developed a large network of charitable services. Louise de Marillac, a widowed mother and noblewoman, became Vincent's colleague and together they created Daughters of Charity and Sisters of Charity. INSET: THE SPIRIT OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL.


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