The American Vincentians first entered the foreign mission field in 1914 with a foundation in the Panama Canal Zone. Ranging from China to Kenya these missionary efforts represent a significant chapter in the history of the Congregation of the Mission in the United States.
Edward R. Udovic. ""Go out to all the nations!" The Foreign Mission Apostolate: 1914-1987" The American Vincentians: A Popular History of the Congregation of the Mission in the United States, 1818-1987, John E. Rybolt, C.M. (ed.) New York: New City Press (1988) ISBN 0911782613 Available at http://via.library.depaul.edu/omvpubs/100/