Whether they were martyrs, or performed other acts of courage, we honor our beloved Vincentian heroes and heroines.
Marguerite Naseau, D.C.
Vincent called her the first Daughter of Charity because she was the prototype of all who followed her. Servant of the sick poor in the confraternities of charity. Caught the plague from a girl in her care and soon died– ‘her heart filled with joy and conformity to God’s will.’
Antoinette Deleau, D.C.
French Revolution superioress general.