Vincent de Paul
biographical name Saint 1581-1660 French religious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vincent de paul — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Vincent, Monsieur Vincent, Saint Vincent et Saint Vincent de Paul. Vincent de Paul …   Wikipédia en Français

  • VINCENT DE PAUL — saint (1581 1660) Fondateur de la Société des prêtres de la Mission ou lazaristes, et des Filles de la Charité, figure marquante du renouveau spirituel et apostolique du XVIIe siècle français, Vincent de Paul était originaire d’une famille… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vincent de Paul — [də pôl′] Saint (1580? 1660); Fr. priest who founded charitable orders: his day is Sept. 27 …   English World dictionary

  • Vincent de Paul — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Vincent, Monsieur Vincent, Saint Vincent et Saint Vincent de Paul. Vincent de Paul Portrait de saint Vince …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vincent de Paul — Saint Vincent de Paul, C.M. Confessor, Founder Born 24 April 1581(1581 04 24) Pouy, Gascony, France …   Wikipedia

  • Vincent de Paul — (1581–1660)    Saint and Order Founder.    Vincent was born in Ranquine, France, and he was educated in Toulouse. He was ordained in 1600. After an extraordinary period when he was captured by pirates, sold as a slave in North Africa and escaped …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Vincent de Paul — (1581 1660)    cleric, saint    The founder of the charitable Congregation of the Missions, known also as the Vincentians or the order of the Lazarists, Vincent de Paul was born in Pouy (now saint Vincent de Paul) in Gascogny. He studied at the… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Vincent de Paul — n. St. Vincent de Paul (1581 1660), French priest who dedicated his life to help the poor, founder of the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Mission in Paris (France) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Vincent de Paul — Vin•cent de Paul [[t]ˈvɪn sənt də ˈpɔl[/t]] n. big Saint, 1576–1660, French priest noted for his aid to the poor …   From formal English to slang

  • Vincent de Paul — /vin seuhnt deuh pawl /; Fr. /vaonn sahonn deuh pawl / Saint, 1576 1660, French Roman Catholic priest noted for his work to aid the poor. * * * …   Universalium

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