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St. Vincent Ferrer brought thousands to Christ through preaching, example

St. Vincent Ferrer (April 5)
Patron of builders, construction workers, plumbers, fishermen and orphanages

Roman Catholics celebrate the missionary efforts of St. Vincent Ferrer on April 5. The Dominican preacher brought thousands of Europeans into the Catholic Church during a period of political and spiritual crisis in Western Europe. Vincent Ferrer was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1357. His parents raised him to care deeply about his religious duties,…