Newsnote: Interesting Vincent de Paul 19th century holy card

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University’s Archives and Special Collections recently acquired this interesting mid-19th century holy card depicting Vincent de Paul blessing his “double family” of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity, the lay people in the foreground can be presumed to represent members of the Ladies of Charity and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

The legend at the bottom:

“Continuing in his Spirit.”

“Saint Vincent blesses his two families in the name of the charity of Jesus Christ.”

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