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/

 

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Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

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 Christ. His work is blessed and…See More
Feb 23
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. commented on Edward R. Udovic, C.M.'s blog post VHRN Newsnote: Soeur Angele: Daughter of Charity Detective Novels
"I have read the above edition, and the story is a well-written, well-translated, classic detective novel.  The details of French Society ring true, as do the descriptions of Soeur Angele's life as a mid-20th century Daughter of…"
Feb 17
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

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 decided to become a…See More
Feb 17
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

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 disdain for "popish"…See More
Feb 13
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

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 proto-typical "bonne…See More
Feb 8
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Rare Vincent de Paul engraving acquired

The Vincentian Studies Institute has acquired a rare 18th century engraving of the apotheosis of Vincent de Paul. See the auction description below:Description: COCHIN, Charles-Nicolas II [Assumption of St. Vincent de Paul]. 1772 Sanguine chalk, laid paper 26 x 14,5 cm; signed "C.N. Cochin filius delin." and dated in lower margin (recto sl. and irregularly browning, verso…See More
Jan 8
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VHRN Newsnote: New Volume of Ozanam Correspondence

Correspondance Frédéric Ozanam et Amélie Soulacroix Poèmes, prières et notes intimes Léonard de Corbiac (Textes rassemblés par) Magdeleine Houssay (Avec la contribution de) Présentation : Cette édition de la correspondance entre Amélie Soulacroix et Frédéric Ozanam réunit en un seul document les deux voix du couple, les lettres d'Amélie jusque-là inédites et celles de Frédéric, déjà…See More
Oct 19, 2018
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Sep 16, 2018
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VHRN Newsnote: New Elizabeth Seton Biography Published

In 1975, two centuries after her birth, Pope Paul VI canonized Elizabeth Ann Seton, making her the first saint to be a native-born citizen of the United States in the Roman Catholic Church. Seton came of age in Manhattan as the city and her family struggled to rebuild themselves after the Revolution, explored both contemporary philosophy and Christianity, converted to Catholicism from her…See More
Sep 13, 2018
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: "L'Hospital General Charitable a Paris." 1657 work acquired

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul Universit's Archives and Special Collections Department has recently acquired a copy of the 1657 announcement about the establishment of the Hospital General of Paris. This controversial institution sought to assist the masses of the urban poor in Paris, but to do so only by depriving the poor of their liberty. The King, Archbishop of Paris and…See More
Sep 4, 2018
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: 19th century Vincentian painting acquired

The Vincentiana collections at DePaul University's Archives/Special Collections has acquired a 19th century Vincentian painting by the artist Andre-Joseph Bodem. (1791-1830?) Believed to have been a commission for l'hopital Saint-Joseph in Compeigne, France run by the Daughters of Charity. The hospital was built in the second quarter of the 19th century. The painting is in a hospital…See More
Jul 26, 2018
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Dutch carving of Saint Vincent de Paul acquired. Artist: Johannes Petrus Maas

The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives & Special Collections Department of DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library recently acquired a carved oak statue of Vincent de Paul with a foundling. The work by the Dutch artist Johannes Petrus Maas (1861-1941) is 21 inches tall. It joins the extensive Vincentian statuary collection at the university.See More
Jul 9, 2018
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Jul 6, 2018
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VHRN Newsnote: Interesting Vincent de Paul 19th century holy card

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections recently acquired this interesting mid-19th century holy card depicting Vincent de Paul blessing his "double family" of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity, the lay people in the foreground can be presumed to represent members of the Ladies of Charity and the Society of St. Vincent de…See More
Jun 5, 2018
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Rare Seton Letter Acquired

DePaul UniversityVincentian Studies Institute of the United StatesThe Vincentian Studies Institute of the United States located at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, is happy to announce the acquisition of a four-page manuscript Seton family letter. The handwritten letter is dated May 18, 1816. It is addressed to William Seton (1796-1868) at Leghorn (Livorno) Italy with portions…See More
Apr 30, 2018
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Capucines Convent, Paris 17th century

This postcard recently added to the Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections depicts part of the famous Convent of the Capucines to which Louise de Marillac was denied admission. The Capucines had arrived in Paris representing the cloistered women of the Capuchin reform which in the previous century had been introduced into the Franciscan order. The…See More
Apr 16, 2018

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…

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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.

Ralph

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