Book of Saints – Vincent Ferrer

detail from the polyptych of Saint Vincenzo Ferreri, by Giovanni Bellini, 1464-1468, Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, ItalyArticle

(Saint) (April 5) (15th century) A Spaniard, born at Valentia, and one of the glories of the Dominican Order. He travelled over almost all Europe preaching and winning souls to God. He was one of the instruments chosen by Almighty God for putting an end to the Great Schism, which divided the Church into parties, acknowledging the jurisdiction of rival Popes. He had the gifts of prophecy and of tongues, and worked many miracles, even raising the dead to life. He died at Vannes in Brittany, A.D. 1419.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Vincent Ferrer”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 April 2017. Web. 21 April 2019. <>