Who Wants To Be a Vincentian? Frederic Ozanam Edition (Part 1)
Who was beatified on August 22, 1997 during the world youth days in Paris?
At the age of 17 Frederic wrote a letter to a friend about his faith struggles and doubts. "At last I decided to believe, and little by little everything became steadier." Frederic soon thereafter went to attend University in what city?
In Lyon, Frederic published studies on the "Truth of the Christian Religion" and also wrote poems about Joan of Arc, using the pseudonym of:
Blessed Frederic stated he was saved by the teaching of a philosopher priest of which he was a pupil from 1828-1829. It is at this point Frederic promised to consecrate his life to the defense of the faith and service of the truth. Who was he?
Frederic was appalled at the overwhelming poverty and the ostentatious weath of a few who did little to appease the terrible living conditions of the poor. Frederic founded in 1833 the Society of St. Vincent de Paul which consisted of:
The pioneers of the first St. Vincent de Paul Society were requested by Emmanuel Bailly, the first president of the Society, to speak with what person for direction in their vocation?
The first St. Vincent de Paul Society was initially known as the:
Blessed Frederic, in addition to defending a number of dissertations in Latin, was quite fluent in a number of languages besides Italian and German. He could read English and Spanish, and knew a smattering of Asian languages. Frederic could also:
Frederic's work as a professor at the Sorbonne was extensive and intensive. He was held in high esteem by many of his students and fellow professors for following his conscience as a witness to his faith. But some felt that:
Frederic and the Vincentians not only "took care of the physical and material needs of others," they also tutored, cared for the wounded and dying, and could be found: