ABOUT ST. VINCENT DE PAUL'S PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
Uncover St. Vincent de Paul's successes by exploring the organization's past, present and future.
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ST. VINCENT DE PAUL'S HISTORY
"The Society of St. Vincent de Paul begain in Paris, France, in 1833, when a young law student at the Sorbonne, Frederic Ozanam, was challenged during a debate to demonstrate what he and his fellow Catholic students were personally doing to help the poor in Paris. Ozanam’s reaction was immediate..."
"St. Vincent de Paul was founder of the congregation of the Mission, Daughters of Charity, Confraternities of Charity, and Ladies of Charity. A man of deep faith, keen intellect, and enormous creativity, he has become known as the 'The Apostle of Charity' and 'Father of the Poor.' His contributions to the training of priests and organizing parish missions and other services for the poor shaped our Church’s role in the modern world..."
Although St. Vincent de Paul has experienced a significant amount of accomplishments, a good deal of work is still required to improve the lives of many. As a team, St. Vincent de Paul acknowledges the obligations the founders have assigned and look onward, innovating the organization's process and goals set forth to assist those in need.
Become a Vincentian. "Grow spiritually, help those in need, and develop friendships by bringing communion to people who cannot..."
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Supporting the St. Vincent de Paul mission, the Board of Directors are continuously seeking opportunities
to improve the organization.