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.

 

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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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Oct 31
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Fall Quarter DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives Lecture: Rick Janet

Recently the Vincentian Studies Institute and the DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives at DePaul University in Chicago hosted the Fall Quarter DRMA lecture. We were happy to welcome Dr. Rick Janet from Rockhurst University.  Rick spoke about his book recently published by Truman State Press.Here is the link to the YouTube recording of Rick's lecture.   Rick's research was made possible in part by grants from the Vincentian Studies Institute of the United States.…See More
Oct 24
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: 1878 Carte de Visite: Antoine Fiat

The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired an 1878 carte de visite of Antoine Fiat who served as 16th superior general of the Congregation of the Mission and the Company of the Daughters of Charity. He was the longest serving…See More
Oct 17
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentian Library Purchase of the Week 19th c. French transferware plate

The Vincentiana collection of the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired a mid-19th century French transferware plate depicting a Daughter of Charity and orphans. The plate is 8 in x 8 in. The manufacturer was Geoferoy et Cie, Gien, France. The plate is #12 in a…See More
Oct 13
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newnote: 19th century iron fireback with image of Vincent de Paul

The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired this rare 19th century French cast iron fireback depicting Vincent de Paul in a typical pose with foundling and a young child. The dimensions are 28.35 in H x 25.79 in. W x 0.63 in. D.See More
Oct 9
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Rare 1735 map of Paris acquired including detailed depiction of Saint-Lazare

http://vhrn-depaul.ning.com/profiles/blog/new# The Vincentian Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University has acquired a rare map of Paris Jean Delagrive (1689-1757) Nicolas de La Mare (1639-1723) Neuvième plan de Paris ses…See More
Oct 6
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentian Research Library Purchase: Saint-Lazare as a juvenile detention center

The Vincentian Research Library in Special Collections at DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently purchased a 1696 manuscript entitled: "Arrests de la Cour de Parlement pour la correction des Enfans mineurs." This document summarizes parlement's decrees governing the incarceration of minors by their parents or guardians in…See More
Sep 21
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Rare 19th century St. Vincent de Paul Clock acquired

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections recently acquired this spectacular and very rare mid- 19th century mantel clock featuring Saint Vincent de Paul entrusting a foundling to the care of a waiting Daughter of Charity. The clock movement was manufactured by Samuel Marti and Sons who were…See More
Sep 10
Edward R. Udovic, C.M. posted a blog post

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week "Elaborate late 19th century Vincent holy card."

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections departments typically collects and adds several Vincent de Paul holy cards per week. This collecting has been going on for more than a decade, and there seems to be no end to the variety of these popular iconographic depictions of St. Vincent. This…See More
Aug 11

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

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… Continue

Posted on December 2, 2017 at 5:32pm

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…

Continue

Posted on November 24, 2017 at 3:24pm

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.…

Continue

Posted on November 20, 2017 at 6:00pm

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…

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Posted on November 8, 2017 at 7:37pm

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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

At 10:24am on August 09, 2011, Missionário Fernando Fagundes gave Edward R. Udovic, C.M. a gift
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