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VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University 8/31/2014

The Vincentiana Collections at the Archives and Special Collections department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has purchased a rare yearbook (1910-1911) of Holy Trinity College, Dallas, Texas. This ill-fated university (1905-1927) was part of a disastrous over-extension of the then Western Province of…


Posted by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 31, 2014 at 6:53pm

VHRN Newsnote: Rare 18th century rule of the Ladies of Charity acquired

The Vincentiana Collection in Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University has acquired a rare 1754 edition of the rules for the Ladies of Charity in the parish of Saint-Severin in Paris. Saint-Severin is a parish that is still in existence and is located on the left bank of the Seine very… Continue

Posted by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 17, 2014 at 4:06am

St. Vincent de Paul Image Archive

Since 2008, the St. Vincent de Paul Image Archive has been offering a large collection of downloadable images related to the Vincentian family. Thanks to DePaul University, which hosts the archive, more than 15,000 images are now available, divided into four general categories: Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac and the Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Persons, and Vincentian Places.…


Posted by John E. Rybolt, C.M. on August 16, 2014 at 3:32pm

VHRN Newsnote: Mystery Daughter of Charity Portrait

The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University recently purchased a c. 18th century oil portrait of an unknown Daughter of Charity.  The painting was marvelously restored by Faye Wrubel of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Efforts are now underway to identify the subject.  Early…


Posted by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 10, 2014 at 2:21am


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Daughters of Charity in the Inter-War period 2 Replies

Is anyone working on the history of the Daughters in the period from c1920-1950? I have a feeling that we are about to leapfrog this era in historical research and move from the 19thC to the Vatican…Continue

Tags: Code, Canon, Law, modernity., impact

Started by Susan O'Brien. Last reply by Susan O'Brien 16 hours ago.

Resources for Green Scapular and Daughter of Charity Sister Justine Bisqueyburu 4 Replies

Hello! I am working on a book about the Green Scapular and Daughter of Charity Sister Justine Bisqueyburu. I was wondering if anyone can recommend resources or even an archive that may contain some…Continue

Tags: Bisqueyburu, Justine, Sister, Scapular, Green

Started by Laura Wright. Last reply by Laura Wright May 20.

vincentians in asia

VINCENTIAN WEBSITES IN  ASIAAll the  Vincentian Provinces in Asia have websites,  most of them connected  with the, the website of  the  General Curia in Rome.  The provinces with…Continue

Started by rolando s. delagoza Feb 14.

Vincentians in Asia (Formation Materials) 28 Replies

There  are  at least in the  Philippines) but  the written histories  belong mostly to the older Provinces, i.e China and the Philippines.  For our seminary formation  we need some materials so that…Continue

Tags: Asia, in, vincentians

Started by rolando s. delagoza. Last reply by rolando s. delagoza Aug 6, 2013.



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