St. Vincent de Paul: Sufferings and trials “make us like Christ our Lord”

Today the Church celebrates St. Vincent de Paul (c. 1580-1660), one of the Church’s greatest patrons of the suffering and of those who minister to them. He himself was well acquainted with suffering. When he was in his mid-20s, he was traveling by sea when his ship was intercepted by pirates. The thugs sold him [Read More...]