This week in Vincentian history

A special week in Vincentian history: On July 19, 1813 (which was the Feast Day of St. Vincent de Paul at that time), Elizabeth Ann Seton and 17 other Sisters of Charity first pronounced vows of poverty, chastity, obedience, and service to the poor, adapting the vow formula of the Daughters of Charity. See a presentation Seven years later on July 18, 1830, the Blessed Virgin Mary would first appear to St. Catherine Labouré, DC. Watch a video about this apparition. Watch a video about the role the Blessed Mother played in St. Elizabeth Seton’s life.

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