Vincent de Paul


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Vin·cent de Paul

 (vĭn′sənt də pôl), Saint 1581-1660.
French ecclesiastic who founded the Congregation of the Mission (1625) and the Daughters of Charity (1633).
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Vincent de Paul

(ˈvɪnsənt də ˈpɔːl; French vɛ̃sɑ̃ də pɔl)
n
(Biography) Saint. ?1581–1660, French Roman Catholic priest, who founded two charitable orders, the Lazarists (1625) and the Sisters of Charity (1634). Feast day: Sept 27
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Vin•cent de Paul

(ˈvɪn sənt də ˈpɔl)
n.
Saint, 1576–1660, French priest noted for his aid to the poor.
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