The life & works of Saint Vincent de Paul
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The life & works of Saint Vincent de Paul (Monsieur Vincent: le grand saint du grand siècle) by Pierre Coste

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Published by Burns, Oates & Washbourne, ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • Vincent de Paul, -- Saint, -- 1581-1660.

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Edition Notes

Binder"s title and t.-p. of vol. II: The life and labours of Saint Vincent de Paul.

Other titlesLife and labours of Saint Vincent de Paul.
Statementby Pierre Coste, C.M. Translated from the French by Joseph Leonard.
ContributionsLeonard, Joseph, C.M., 1877-1964.
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Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22902178M

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I would like have liked the book to have included at end a bit on his legacy and how his amazing life inspired many hundreds of thousands to take up the work of St Vincent de Paul Society which today is known as largest voluntary charity in the world/5(17). Get this from a library! The life & works of Saint Vincent de Paul (Monsieur Vincent: le grand saint du grand siècle). [Pierre Coste; Joseph Leonard]. SCHOOL of LIFE. The third of six children of Jean and Bertrande de Moras, Vincent was born in April in Pouy, a village near Dax in Gascony, in the southwest of France. The farming origins of the boy soon led him to the care of the family pigs and cows, until the parents becoming aware of his intellectual capacities, decided to make him study in , entrusting him to the Franciscans of. St. Vincent de Paul, (born Ap , Pouy, now Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, France—died Septem , Paris; canonized ; feast day September 27), French saint, founder of the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists, or Vincentians) for preaching missions to the peasantry and for educating and training a pastoral clergy. The patron saint of charitable societies, St. Vincent de Paul.

English translation, The Life and WorkS of Saint Vincent de Paul, Joseph Leonard, CM., trans., 3 vols. (Brooklyn: ). LouisAbelly, La viedu venerable serviteur de Dieu Vincent de Paul, instituteuret premier superieur de la Congregation de la Mission (Paris: ).Author: Stafford Poole C.M. By: Frances Alice Forbes () Vincent De Paul [c. - ] was a man renowned during his own century for his compassion, humility and generosity. During the days when galleys were part of any countries' war machine and these galleys were rowed by convicts who were in reality slaves, Vincent's special call was to provide what spiritual comfort he could to these wretched men. Vincent de Paul and Pierre Coste C.M. Second volume of the English translation of the writings of St. Vincent de Paul (). It contains letters Translated, edited, and annotated from the edition of Pierre Coste, C.M. Edited by Sr. Jacqueline Kilar, D.C. and Sr. Marie Poole, D.C. St. Vincent de Paul was born to a poor peasant family in the French village of Pouy on Ap His first formal education was provided by the Franciscans. He did so well, he was hired to tutor the children of a nearby wealthy family. He used the monies he earned teaching to continue his.

Saint Vincent de Paul’s Story The deathbed confession of a dying servant opened Vincent de Paul’s eyes to the crying spiritual needs of the peasantry of France. This seems to have been a crucial moment in the life of the man from a small farm in Gascony, France, who had become a priest with little more ambition than to have a comfortable : Franciscan Media.   The Life of Saint Vincent de Paul "You should never tread on the heels of Providence; but if Providence opens the way, you should run." These words of St. Vincent de Paul characterize this saint who "ran" with every opportunity to provide for the spiritual and material needs of the poor, and indeed, of all the people of his time.   Vincent De Paul [c. - ] was a man renowned during his own century for his compassion, humility and generosity. During the days when .   6 The example and words of Vincent de Paul sufficed to remove this root of all evil from the hearts of a great number of virtuous persons. The result was that their greatest joy and satisfaction became, and remains even today, not only to give a notable share of their worldly goods to help the poor, but more remarkably to give themselves, their.