From the publisher:
For much of the sixteenth century, France was wracked with religious strife, as the Wars of Religion pitted Catholic against…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 14, 2013 at 5:57pm — No Comments
Speaker: Daniella Kostroun Ph.D., Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis Indiana.
Title: From devots to Jansenists: Port-Royal and the Origins of Heresy in…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 7, 2013 at 8:41am — No Comments
Public Lecture at DePaul University
Trent and Vatican II:…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 18, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives/Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired a press photograph from September 30, 1964 showing Mother Suzanne Guillemin of the Daughters of Charity attending a session of the Second Vatican Council. Appointed by Pope John XIII, Mother Guillemin was among a number of heads of womens communities who were invited to the Council in a revolutionary act by the pope. Interestingly this picture was taken…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 16, 2013 at 4:48pm — No Comments
Now available for purchase. John Rybolt, C.M.'s translation of Volume 2 of the projected 6 volume history of the Congregation of the Mission. This volume by Luigi Mezzadri, C.M., and Francesca Onnis covers the eighteenth century to 1789. …Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 8, 2013 at 12:03pm — No Comments
Thursday, April 18, 2013: Dr. Raymond Sickinger of the University of Notre Dame for more information see:
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 7, 2013 at 2:17am — No Comments
The Vincentiana Collection of the Archives/Special Collections department at DePaul University recently acquired a lottery ticket that was issued to raise money for the mid-nineteenth century construction of the shrine complex at Saint Vincent's birthplace "Le Berceau" near Dax. This national lottery…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 21, 2013 at 9:12am — No Comments
Morgen MacIntosh Hodgetts the longtime libarian/archivist at the John T. Richardson Library of DePaul University has just published an article (Catholic Library World, Volume 83, Number 3, pages 179-185). The article is entitled: Religious Archives and Shifting Demographics: The Solution of the Vincentians and DePaul University. The article explores how the decision of the then Midwest Province of the Vincentians to outsource the management of their archives to DePaul University…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 13, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 12, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 8, 2013 at 10:59am — No Comments
Michel NASSIET, La France au XVIIe siècle. Société, politique, cultures. BELIN, 8 rue Férou 75278 Paris CEDEX 06, pp. 318. ISBN: 9 782701 143026. 22 euros
“Pour une population qui était environ un cinquième de l’Europe, la France a été au XVIIe siècle le théâtre des efforts gigantesques de…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 23, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
“Roi très chrétien, revêtu de l’onction du saint chrême, Louis XIV occupe une place unique dans le domaine religieux, celle de médiateur entre Dieu et les sujets qu’il lui a confiés. En témoignent les rituels publics auxquels il s’est astreint toute sa vie, de la nomination aux grandes charges…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 17, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
DePaul University News Release
New collection of Catholic and Vincentian history goes online
The Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University has launched a new online research archive that will provide access to an array of historical documents on the Catholic Reformation, with special focus on Vincentian history.
The website, which was created by Dr. Alison Forrestal of the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Dr. Felicia Roşu of Leiden University,…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 8, 2013 at 1:18pm — No Comments
The recent announcement that the long lost body of King Richard III of England (d. 1485) had been recovered from the site of the Grey Friars priory in Leicester brings to mind the announcement two years ago of the identification of the mummified head of Henry IV of France.
See for example this…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 5, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Aimé Richardt, Saint François de Sales et la Contre-Réforme, Paris: François-Xavier de Guibert, 2013. Pp. 269. ISBN 978-207554-0553-8. 25,90.
“C’est souvent dans les périodes difficiles que surgissent d’authentiques témoins de la foi chrétienne. François de Sales est l’un de ceux-là.
Cet homme qui…
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 4, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Managing the Patrimony of the Poor as Wise Stewards
The workshop, sponsored by the Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University, will take place at the Motherhouse of the Daughters of Charity in Paris from August 9-11, 2013 with an optional excursion day to Folleville and Amiens on the 8th of August. The three days of the workshop will include presentations, case studies and discussions centering around five key themes of asset…
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 3, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
DePaul University Libraries, in cooperation with DePaul's Vincentian Studies Institute, is proud to announce a new digital collection of devotional cards featuring St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac, the Congregation of the Mission, and the Daughters of Charity. These cards span several centuries and many languages, and reveal the trends and shifts in the iconography of St. Vincent through the 19th and 20th centuries. Objects such as holy cards also give a fascinating glimpse into…Continue
Added by Andrew H Rea on February 1, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Although most contemporary Vincentian scholars doubt or completely dismiss the historicity of Vincent de Paul's fabled "Tunisian Captivity" it has an enduring hold upon popular imagination. Catholic Relief Services has an important program aimed at publicizing and eradicating contemporary forms of slavery. As part of this years awareness campaign they have used the graphic below.
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 23, 2013 at 4:20pm — No Comments
Newsline which is the Faculty/Staff newspaper at DePaul University recently published an article examining DePaul's international role in support Vincentian research. Click here to link to the article:
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 16, 2013 at 8:49am — No Comments
The Lord as Their Portion:The Story of the Religious Orders and How They
Shaped Our World. By Elizabeth Rapley. (Grand Rapids, MI: William B.
Eerdmans Publishing. 2011. Pp. xii, 337. $24.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-
The latest issue of the Catholic Historical Review…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 9, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments