From Vincentian Encyclopedia

Vincentian Encyclopedia is devoted to material related to St. Vincent de Paul, a 17th century priest whose influence is still being felt today through the more than 2 million people who are inspired by him and serve in various organizations generally known as the Vincentian Family.

Reference Shelf


The Reference Shelf includes reference materials such as Abelly's Biography of Vincent and other historical information. Many of the articles are not open to editing as they are authorized copies of scholarly works or manuscripts. Discussion pages are available to share reactions to the works.

Vincentian Wisdom


What does it mean to be a Christian? What does it mean to be Vincentian Christian? How do we live this call? This section contains reflections on the Sunday readings and other spiritual themes with a Vincentian focus.

Vincentian Topics

Are you interested in knowing more about Saints in Vincentian Tradition? Or places that hold a special meaning or significance? What about educational institutions? Or people that were influential in the life of Vincent de Paul? Or people who have been strongly influenced by Vincent?