Day: February 23, 2010

350th Anniversary of Deaths of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac

From the births of Vincent and Louise in the late 16th century, to their deaths in 1660, Europe made its way, through bitter religious, political and intellectual ferment, from the Protestant Reformation to the Age of Enlightenment.  Fundamental developments included the Counter Reformation, the eclipse of the Catholic Church in