The Vincentian History Research Network (VHRN) is a dynamic online forum designed for researchers and scholars on Vincentian topics broadly considered. The editor for the site is the Rev. Edward R. Udovic, C.M., from the Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University. This site is a place to learn about Vincentian resources, share current research projects, ask questions about possible archival and bibliographic resources, announce publications or participation in conferences, and seek grant funding. Members of the VHRN can share in other ways that will support a community of "Vincentian" scholars. Please feel free to join us!
Posted by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 2, 2016 at 11:21am
Teodorico Pedrini, C.M. (1671-1746) had quite the journey during his lifetime. Over the course of eight years he traveled from Italy to the Canary Islands, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and the Philippines. Pedrini is the sole 18th century composer of which we know that wrote…Continue
Posted by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 24, 2016 at 9:06pm
Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform (Oxford University Press 2017)
Posted by Alison Forrestal on October 4, 2016 at 9:40am
The Vincentiana Collection at the Special Collections Department at DePaul University recently acquired the memorial card for Sr. Helene Studler, a Daughter of Charity decorated for her work in the French Resistance during World War II.
Here is a link to a 1989 Vincentian Heritage Article:…
Posted by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 29, 2016 at 7:30pm
I've been contacted by a stained-glass artist looking for the original French text of the following quote attributed to St. Vincent DePaul:"Humility and charity are the two highest master-cords: one,…Continue
Started by Joseph F. Chorpenning, OSFS. Last reply by Kenneth Leap Aug 30.
“A remember that one day I said to Father Aladel: 'The Holy Virgin asks of you a mission. She desires that an Association be started, and you are to be its founder and director. The group will be a…Continue
Started by Susan O'Brien. Last reply by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. Apr 8.