Edward R. Udovic, C.M.
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Vincentian History in Asia
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To the present there seems to be an appreciable interest, research, and writing on the more than 300 year history of the Vincentian presence in China.   The Vincentian Studies Institute has given a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by StephanieWong Mar 11, 2017.


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My Bio and Website:

Rev. Edward R. Udovic, C.M., Ph.D. is a menber of the Western Province of the Congregation of the Mission in the United States. He has a doctorate in Church History from The Catholic University of America.  He presently serves as Secretary, Senior Executive for University Mission, Vice President for Teaching and Learning Resources, and Associate Professor in the Department of History at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.

His specializations include the history of Ancien Regime France, Saint Vincent de Paul, the Vincentian tradition, and Vincentian material culture studies. He has written extensively in these areas, and has given numerous presentations throughout the United States and internationally on Vincentian history, spirituality, and leadership.  Many of his articles, and original essays, have been released as podcasts by the Office of Mission and Values at DePaul.  He has also led numerous Vincentian Heritage study tours in France.

In 2010 he completed work as Executive Producer and writer for the acclaimed documentary: Vincent de Paul: Charity's Saint.

For more information visit his website at: http://works.bepress.com/edward_udovic/


Edward R. Udovic, C.M.'s Blog

VHRN Newsnote: Saint Vincent de Paul Society Centennial Holy Card (1833-1933)

The Vincentiana collection at the Archives/Special Collections Department of DePaul University's John Richardson LIbrary has recently acquired this example of a holy card celebrating the centennial (1833-1933) of the foundation of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

The image shows Frederic Ozanam ministering to the poor in whom he finds… Continue

Posted on February 23, 2019 at 8:39am

VHRN Newsnote: Soeur Angele: Daughter of Charity Detective Novels

"Soeur (Sister) Angèle must have been the first nun-detective in fiction. She is a Sister of Charity (an order, we are told, founded by Vincent de Paul) but is also a medical doctor, attached at first to the French hospital and orphanage in Bethlehem, although we never see her there. She had previously been Dr Angèle Persent d'Ericy, before she had… Continue

Posted on February 17, 2019 at 10:24am — 1 Comment

VHRN Newsnote: Barbara Diefendorf's latest book to be published on March 15, 2019

"The first thing that Catholic religious orders did when they arrived in a town to establish a new community was to plant the cross--to erect a large wooden cross where the church was to stand. The cross was a contested symbol in the civil wars that reduced France to near anarchy in the sixteenth century. Protestants tore down crosses to mark their…


Posted on February 13, 2019 at 10:58am

VHRN Newsnote: 19th century Daughter of Charity Tisaniere acquired

The Vincentiana Collection in the Archives/Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library recently acquired this rare example of a mid to late 19th century French porcelain tisaniere (teapot) molded in the figure of a Daughter of Charity. This quaint example illustrates the popularity of the Daughters of Charity as the… Continue

Posted on February 8, 2019 at 8:57am

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At 3:22pm on February 22, 2011, Ralph Middlecamp said…

I look forward to keeping up with the postings on VHRN.  I have appreciated your writings for several years and  look forward to meeting with you and Sr. Kieran next week.


At 10:24am on August 09, 2011, Missionário Fernando Fagundes gave Edward R. Udovic, C.M. a gift
"Praise the Lord Jesus Christ." I am a Lay Missionary in Brazil

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