St. Vincent de Paul's Day in Madagascar (27/09)

Memorial Day of Saint Vincent de Paul (Fête de Saint-Vincent de Paul / Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul) - the patron saint of Madagascar - is celebrated on the island on September 27th.

Saint Vincent de Paul (Saint Vincent de Paul) was an apostle of love and one of the greatest French saints. He was born in 1581 into a peasant family. He was ordained a priest at the age of 20.

Five years later, while traveling by sea, his ship was captured by Moorish pirates, who took him to Africa and sold him into slavery. He was released in 1607.