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.

 

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

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: 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…See More
Jun 5
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…See More
Apr 30
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…See More
Apr 16
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Mar 31
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VHRN Newsnote: New Louise de Marillac book published by New City Press

Louise de Marillac, born out of wedlock into an aristocratic family, young widow and mother of a son, fully committed her life to all those who were suffering, regardless of who they were. In Paris together with St. Vincent de Paul she founded a community of Sisters, who dedicated themselves to care for…See More
Mar 26
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: "Elizabeth Seton's New York: A Guidebook."

New from the Sisters of Charity of New York Elizabeth Seton’s New York—A Guidebook 200th Anniversary Edition Adapted by Regina Bechtle, SC 20-Page Booklet, Illustrations in Color Visit sites where Elizabeth Seton lived and prayed in downtown Manhattan, Staten Island, and New Rochelle. Follow in the footsteps of this intrepid woman of…See More
Feb 2
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VHRN Newsnote: Folleville model created to celebrate the close of the 400th anniversary year.

CHICAGO — DePaul University is honoring its Vincentian heritage with an exhibition that transports visitors back to 17th century rural France via a model of a historic church created using traditional craftsmanship and 3-D printing.The tabletop model of the parish church in Folleville, France, where St.…See More
Jan 25
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Memorial Card for Frederic Ozanam's wife.....

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently acquired an example of the memorial card for Marie-Josephine-Amelie Soulacroix the widow of Blessed Frederic Ozanam. Madame Ozanam died on 26 September 1894. Her husband died on 8 September 1853.See More
Jan 2
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: "Graphic Novel" about Saint Vincent de Paul Published in France

Description du produit Présentation de l'éditeur En 1643, saint Vincent de Paul était le père Vincent, un prêtre exceptionnel qui battait le pavé de Paris pour aider les plus démunis. Lorsqu'un de ses protégés, Jérôme, se fait assassiner, il décide alors de mener l'enquête. Ses actes de charité et son…See More
Dec 21, 2017
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Holy Card of Marguerite Naseau acquired

This holy card is an unusual depiction of Marguerite Naseau (the "first" Daughter of Charity). This image is much more realistic than the traditional image of Marguerite as a young beauty queen. The card is from Belgium and dates from the first half of the 20th century. The Vincentiana collection at DePaul University's Archives and…See More
Dec 2, 2017
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Louis XIV manuscript letter is acquired.

The Vincentiana Collection of Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University has recently acquired a July 1650 manuscript letter of Louis XIV to his ambassador in Rome supporting the canonization of the famous Barbe Acarie or as she was known in her Carmelite convent: Soeur Marie de l'Incarnation.Transcription, Translation, and…See More
Nov 24, 2017
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week Jean-Baptiste Etienne carte-de-visite

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections Department has recently acquired a carte-de-visite for Monsieur Jean-Baptiste Etienne (14th superior general 1843-1874). The photograph was probably produced for Monsieur Etienne's Golden Jubilee as a Vincentian in 1870. The photograph was…See More
Nov 20, 2017
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. replied to mathew kochuparambil's discussion the source
"Great.  Good luck on your thesis.  I would be very interested in reading it......"
Nov 9, 2017
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. replied to mathew kochuparambil's discussion the source
"I have checked thoroughly in both the English and French versions of Coste, and I do not find this quotation.  A google search shows two uses in France; one for the Ladies of Charity and another for the diocese of Aire.  It is not unusual…"
Nov 8, 2017
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newnsote: Translation of the Relics of St. Vincent 1830 commemorative medal

The Vincentiana Collection of DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently acquired a rare example of a commemorative medal issue in 1830 for…See More
Nov 8, 2017
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: 19th century French Sisters in China Oeuvre de Saint-Enfance

The Vincentiana Collection of DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently acquired two late 19th century pious images of Daughters of Charity…See More
Nov 5, 2017

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

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…

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Posted on June 5, 2018 at 8:17am

VHRN Newsnote: Rare Seton Letter Acquired



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Vincentian Studies Institute of the United States



The 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… Continue

Posted on April 30, 2018 at 8:24am

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…

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Posted on April 16, 2018 at 5:53pm

VHRN Newsnote: Abbe J. Chevalier Soeur Apolline Andriveau and the Red Scapular



Apolline Andriveau naît le 7 mai 1810 à Saint Pourçain dans l'Allier. Après de brillantes études, elle quitte le monde à 23 ans et entre dans la Compagnie des Filles de la Charité à Troyes où tous les témoignages concordent pour louer sa piété, sa douceur, sa charité.…

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Posted on March 31, 2018 at 7:48am

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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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