from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A citizen of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • n. A member of one of the Catholic orders or societies in the Vincentian Family (organizations inspired by the life and work of St. Vincent de Paul).
  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Saint Vincent de Paul, or founded by him.
  • n. Same as lazarist.
  • n. A member of certain charitable sisterhoods.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Saint Vincent de Paul (1576-1660): specifically applied to certain religious associations of which he was the founder or patron.


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  • My own estimation of the tone and substance of his scholarship is that a considerable amount of it is inconsistent with DePaul's Vincentian values, most particularly our institutional commitment to respect the dignity of the individual and to respect the rights of others to hold and express different intellectual positions-what I take to be one significant meaning of what we term Vincentian "personalism" as well as our commitment to diversity.

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  • The Catholic community was established in Lee County in 1910 when priests were sought from the Congregation of the Mission, better know as the Vincentian Fathers, a Roman Catholic community of priests and brothers founded by Saint Vincent DePaul.

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  • St. Vincent is the patron of the Vincentian brotherhood, the brotherhood that founded St. John's University, my alma mater.

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  • In florid prose he condemned anti-Christian forces corrupting the nation—a theme pleasing to the ears of the Vincentian fathers judging him.

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  • O'Connell, lived alone in the president's residence and donated his $367,000 annual salary to his Vincentian order.

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  • Zafen was developed through the collective expertise of the worldwide Vincentian Family, a network of groups numbering one million strong that derive their inspiration from St. Vincent de Paul:

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  • O'Connell arrived at Catholic University at 43, a priest of the Vincentian order, fit and tall, with close-cropped hair, angular features and a savvy, occasionally prickly temperament more befitting an army general than a clergyman.

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  • One recent morning, staff at Marian Manor in Pittsburgh, one of Vincentian Collaborative's homes, circulated three Paros among residents gathered for a sing-a-long.

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  • At another Vincentian home, Lois Simmeth, 73, doesn't always participate in group activities, but she ventures into the hall when she hears Paro's sounds.

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  • Vincentian Collaborative has made Paro one of many formal "interventions" used before staff medicate dementia patients who become very agitated or aggressive.

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