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St. Vincent De Paul: Saint Of Charity - A Vision Book - by Margaret Ann Hubbard

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Vincent De Paul: Saint Of Charity - A Vision Book

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St. Vincent de Paul

Margaret Ann Hubbard

Vision Books 

This new Vision Book for youth 9-15 years old tells the exciting, inspirational story of the great French saint of charity, St. Vincent de Paul. From his days of youth as a shepherd boy to his slavery in North Africa, his escape to France, his priestly service to the poor and to abandoned children, his founding of both the Vincentian Order and the Daughters of Charity, clashes with the Jansenists and his political adventures at court, this dramatic story of Vincent de Paul is sure to inspire all readers. Illustrated.


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8"  (20.3 cm) x 5 1/4"  (13.3 cm) x 0 1/2"  (1.27 cm)
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St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 09/27
Tridentine Calendar - 09/27


Patron Of: Charitable Societies, Charity, Horses, Hospital Workers, Hospitals, Lepers, Prisoners, Spiritual Help, Volunteers

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    Born to a peasant family. A highly intelligent youth, Vincent spent four years with the Franciscan friars at Acqs getting an education. Tutor to children of a gentlemen in Acqs. He began divinity studies in 1596 at the University of Toulouse. Ordained at age 20.

    Taken captive by Turkish pirates to Tunis, and sold into slavery. Freed in 1607 when he converted one of his owners to Christianity.

    Returning to France, he served as parish priest near Paris where he started organizations to help the poor, nursed the sick, found jobs for the unemployed, etc. Chaplain at the court of Henry IV of France. With Louise de Marillac, founded the Congregation of the Daughters of Charity. Instituted the Congregation of Priests of the Mission (Lazarists). Worked always for the poor, the enslaved, the abandoned, the ignored, the pariahs.

Born

    1581 near Ranquine, Gascony near Dax, southwest France; the town is now known as Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Landes, France

Died
    1660 at Paris, France; body incorrupt

Beatified
    21 August 1729 by Pope Benedict XIII

Canonized
    16 June 1737 by Pope Clement XII


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