Here’s my post for the Evangelium Institute Blog on St. Vincent de Paul.

A wise man once said that the difference between a sinner and saint is that the saint knows he’s a sinner. This is what strikes me when I think of St. Vincent de Paul. I’m sure many are aware of his amazing charitable works, hence the Society that bears his name and which does so much good in our parishes. What is seldom mentioned in popular accounts about St. Vincent, though, is his very bad temper.

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