Discovering our Saints - St Vincent de Paul
Irapuato     27/09/2011 12:19
CCTNtv on Sep 25, 2011 The deathbed confession of a dying servant opened Vincent'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, … [More]
Irapuato         27/09/2011 12:51
Excellent link, Angy--thanks!!!!
Irapuato         27/09/2011 12:21
The deathbed confession of a dying servant opened Vincent'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 life.
It was the Countess de Gondi (whose servant he had helped) who persuaded her husband to endow and support a group of able and zealous missionaries who would work among poor tenant farmers … [More]