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VHRN Newsnote: Rare 18th century rule of the Ladies of Charity acquired



The Vincentiana Collection in Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University has acquired a rare 1754 edition of the rules for the Ladies of Charity in the parish of Saint-Severin in Paris. Saint-Severin is a parish that is still in existence and is located on the left bank of the Seine very… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 17, 2014 at 4:06am — No Comments

St. Vincent de Paul Image Archive

Since 2008, the St. Vincent de Paul Image Archive has been offering a large collection of downloadable images related to the Vincentian family. Thanks to DePaul University, which hosts the archive, more than 15,000 images are now available, divided into four general categories: Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac and the Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Persons, and Vincentian Places.…

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Added by John E. Rybolt, C.M. on August 16, 2014 at 3:32pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Mystery Daughter of Charity Portrait

The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University recently purchased a c. 18th century oil portrait of an unknown Daughter of Charity.  The painting was marvelously restored by Faye Wrubel of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Efforts are now underway to identify the subject.  Early…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 10, 2014 at 2:21am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week. The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University 7/28/2014

This early 20th century holy card is a rare example illustrating the work of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society. Two members are shown distributing bread to the poor.

The card is Czech. The Vincentiana Collections at the Archives and Special Collections of DePaul University include material culture or…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 28, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Coste English edition, index volume

After nearly forty years of work, the final volume of the English translation of Pierre Coste's edition of the Correspondence, Conferences, and Documents of Vincent de Paul is to appear shortly.

Consult the flyer below for publication information.

The annotated Index for the entire series, Vincent de Paul, Correspondence, Conferences, Documents, is now available. This is your opportunity to complete your set of the marvelous collection of…

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Added by John E. Rybolt, C.M. on July 25, 2014 at 3:16pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Rev. Jack Melito, C.M. passes away. Popular V.S.I. author

THE REVEREND IGNATIUS M. MELITO, C.M.

 The Reverend Ignatius M. Melito, C.M., entered into eternal life on July 18, 2014 at St. Louis.  He was 88 years old.

 

Fr. Jack, as he was affectionately called, was born in the city famous for Mardi Gras – New Orleans, on July 8, 1926 to Edna (Flynn) and August J. Melito.  He grew up in our parish of St. Joseph in the heart of New Orleans and home to the largest church in the South, where he attended…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 20, 2014 at 5:34pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University 7/20/2014

This week's featured purchase for the Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library, is a mid to late 19th century painted porcelain figure of a Daughter of Charity holding a…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 20, 2014 at 5:26pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University 7/13/2014

This week's featured purchase from the Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections is a late 19th century holy card depicting the death of Vincent de Paul. The surviving account of Vincent's last days documented the fact that he died fully-clothed sitting upright in a chair. The…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 13, 2014 at 6:33pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Collection Purchase of the Week 7/6/2014



This week's purchase is a mid-nineteenth century colorized holy card depicting Vincent de Paul celebrating his first mass. This has traditionally been believed to have taken place at the Chapel of Our Lady of Grace in the town of… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 6, 2014 at 8:36pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week. The Vincentiana collection at DePaul University 6/30/2014



This week's featured purchase from the Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University is another small French transferware plate from the first half of the nineteenth century. The plate shows a scene of a Daughter of Charity serving a sick patient with the… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 30, 2014 at 5:05am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentian Heritage Bookstore operates with new partner

Please see the attached press release for details:  

http://newsroom.depaul.edu/NewsReleases/showNews.aspx?NID=2804

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 25, 2014 at 12:31am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week: The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University 6/22/2014

This week's featured purchase of the Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collection Department is a mid-to-late 19th century bronze reliquary with an inset containing a painted portrait of Saint Vincent de…

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 22, 2014 at 11:18am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote "Purchase of the Week: The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University 6/15/2014.'

This week's featured acquisition of the Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library is an early to mid-19th century transferware plate. This technology enabled mass-production of decorative collectible items that were more…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 15, 2014 at 2:54pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: DePaul University "Voices of Charity Oral History Project."

DePaul University's VOICES OF CHARITY ORAL HISTORY PROJECT is now live online. 

 

voc.is.depaul.edu

 

The Voices of Charity Oral History Project was initiated in honor of the Centennials of Marillac Social Center (in 2014) and the St. Vincent de Paul Center (in 2015) both located in Chicago. In order to document the histories of the two Centers, narrators were selected based on their…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 12, 2014 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Hospice et charité: les Lazaristes au Collège des Irlandais, 1858-1945

An exhibition on the Lazarists' role at the Irish College in Paris during the war-torn period between 1858 and 1945 will be opened on 11 September 2014. The 'vernissage' will take place at the Centre Culturel Irlandais (Irish College), 5, rue des Irlandais, Paris. The exhibition, based on my research at the College…

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Added by Sean Alexander Smith on June 12, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana purchase of the week: 6/5/2014"

This week's featured purchase for the Vincentiana collection at the Special Collections and Archives Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library features a mid-10th century French holy card featuring a Daughter of Charity serving the poor as an icon of charity.  This is from a series…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 5, 2014 at 9:47pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Purchase of the Week: The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University 5/30/2014"

This week's featured purchase for the Vincentiana Collections at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library features an early 20th century Dutch Painting of St. Vincent and a poor man.…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 30, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Purchase of the Week: The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University 5/24/2014"

The Vincentiana Collection at the Special Collections and Archives department of DePaul University's Richardson Library is the world's largest Vincentian  library, archives, and special collections.  This week's featured purchase is a oil painting of Vincent de Paul holding a foundling.  The artist is…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 24, 2014 at 1:43am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Purchase of the Week: The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University."



The Vincentiana Collection at the Special Collections and Archives of DePaul University has a program to purchase Vincentian art, material culture, books and manuscripts for its collection which is the largest in the world. This new blog feature will showcase the "purchase of the week."



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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 16, 2014 at 8:32am — No Comments

DRMA Lecture on the Daughters of Charity

On Wednesday, May 21 at 11 AM in the Richardson Library on the DePaul University Lincoln Park Campus, Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée will give a lecture entitled: The Street as a Cloister. Writing a Global History of the Daughters of Charity

Matthieu is an…

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Added by Brian Cicirello on May 15, 2014 at 3:09pm — No Comments

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