St. Vincent ferrer's life St. Vincent Ferrer is the patron saint of builders, he helped build up churches. He was sent to Barcelona where he devovoted himself to preaching about God. He preached all over Spain, he was invited to preach in different places like Granada, Barcelona and Valencia. He spent most of his years in Valencia where he entered the orders of St.Dominic. After his profession he was sent to Barcelona to deliver lectures on philosophy. He made uncessceful efforts to put an end to the great schism.