From the popular Vision Book Series of saint biographies by Ignatius Press. The exciting inspirational story of the great French saint of charity, St. Vincent de Paul. From his days of youth as a shepard boy to his slavery in North Africa, his escape to France, his priestly service to the poor and to abandoned children, his founding of both the Vincentian Order and the Daughters of Charity, clashes with the Jansinists and his political adventures at court, this is dramatic story sure to inspire all readers. Recommended for 8th grade students. 164 pp.