1833: first Saint Vincent de Paul Conference founded

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April, 23th: Frédéric Ozanam and his companions – Emmanuel Bailly, Paul Lamache, Félix Clavé, Auguste Le Taillandier, Jules Devaux and François Lallier – held their first meeting, near the church of Saint-Sulpice in Paris. The group placed itself under the patronage of Saint Vincent de Paul and contacted a Daughter of Charity – Sr Rosalie Rendu – working in the Mouffetard district. The SSVP was born.