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“Vincentian Social Justice”, John E. Rybolt Sep 2014

“Vincentian Social Justice”, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

A specific Vincentian commitment to social justice, was not one of the original hallmarks of the Congregation of the Mission, though it developed later. The “Vincentian way,” begins with experience and the followers of Vincent continued to be faithful to Vincent’s way of acting, how he lived. It was his attention to individuals in their needs that formed the basis of his attitude toward social justice, but exercised on the personal level.


Saint Vincent’S Daily Prayers,, John E. Rybolt Dec 2011

Saint Vincent’S Daily Prayers,, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

St. Vincent de Paul's daily prayers formed the basis of those of the Congregation of the Mission, his foundation. They changed and expanded over the centuries. This article recreates their organization and describes their changes into the twentieth century.


Two Unpublished Documents Of Saint Vincent De Paul, John E. Rybolt Dec 2005

Two Unpublished Documents Of Saint Vincent De Paul, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

Text, translation, and commentary of two hitherto unpublished documents of Vincent de Paul (1581-1660), dealing with a legal case involving the coach lines of Rennes and Brittany, 1644.


Documentary Evidence For The Life And Works Of St. Vincent De Paul, John E. Rybolt Dec 1986

Documentary Evidence For The Life And Works Of St. Vincent De Paul, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This article examines the types of documents that illumine the life and work of Vincent de Paul. Of special importance is volume 13 of the edition of these documents by Pierre Coste: its organization and contents. Other documents, many unpublished, have also come to light. This study arranges them for ease of understanding.