Cool saint alert!!!
Vincent de Paul, the model of a modern career man, was on the fast track when experiences with the poor in small French villages sparked a conversion. Seeing the face of Christ in the neglected and abandoned, Vincent became “charity’s saint,” dedicating his life to God and the poor.
What is going on?
What must be done?
How must it be done?
What motivates and nourishes our actions?
Am I embracing the image of God in myself and others?
Meghan J. Clark, an assistant professor of theology at St. John’s University in New York, reflects on this patron of the poor.