We ourselves are to be converted anew every day.

Bl. John Paul II

Quiz on St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul by Simon François de Tours [Public Domain] via Wikimedia Commons

1. Once while St. Vincent was travelling…

a. He had a vision of Jesus asking him to be a priest

b.  He met a poor widow and healed her sick son

c. He was captured by pirates and sold as a slave

d. He met the Queen of France at an inn and made friends with her

2. What sort of work did St. Vincent and his religious orders do?

a. Founded orphanages and hospitals

b. Founded homes for slaves

c. Opened shelters for women in trouble

d. All of the above

3. Which saint helped St. Vincent found an order of nuns?

a. St. Louise de Marillac

b. St. Katharine Drexel

c. St. John Bosco

d. St. Jane Frances de Chantal

4. Vincent’s dedication to the poor was the beginning of

a. many new religious orders that focused on charitable works

b. many new religious orders with a male and female branch

c. Hospitals and orphanages run by the Church

d. Religious supporting themselves by making religious statues and icons

Bonus: How was St. Vincent able to afford to go to seminary?

a. He sold his family’s two oxen

b. He asked his friend, the Queen for money

c. His family was noble and therefore, very rich

d. He held bake sales after Mass

Prayer to St. Remigius

O God, by the teaching of your faithful servant and bishop Remigius you turned the nation of the Franks from vain idolatry to the worship of you, the true and living God, in the fullness of the catholic faith: Grant that we who glory in the name of Christian may show forth our faith in worthy deeds; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Let us love God my brothers, let us love God. But let it be with the strength of our arms and the sweat of our brow.

– St. Vincent de Paul

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