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. Learn about the founders and the history of St. Vincent de Paul, and the organization's current members, who they are and how they're assisting those in need.
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About ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
"Inspired by Gospel values, the Scoiety of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay organization, leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service..."
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..."
Volunteers are a beautiful addition to the St. Vincent de Paul team, sharing their various talents. Applications are always available. Apply today!