In this video Father Luigi Mezzadri, CM, Vincentian historian, recounts the context surrounding the life of St. Vincent de Paul and his inspiration to establish the Congregation of the Mission. On January 25 we celebrate the anniversary of St. Vincent’s sermon at Folleville, considered the day on which the Congregation was born. More at

This video is from the YouTube Channel of the Congregation of the Mission.

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