Feast of St. Vincent DePaul

Noble Saint Vincent DePaul,
beloved servant of the poor,
may we follow your example and do good works
among those whom society has abandoned,
enslaved, or forgotten.
Inspire us to feed the hungry, to love a child,
to provide comfort and medicine to the sick,
to clothe those whose garments are tattered,
and to offer hope and our Lord's words
to all who need relief.
Pray for us to our beloved God
that we may commit ourselves selflessly
to doing the same charitable acts
that you did all your life, and intercede with him
that we may have the favor of his guidance
and strength and love upon this important
and meaningful work.