Gabet and Huc's travels through China, 1844-1846 by Aaron Faulkner.
As part of his GEO 398: Internship focusing on Digital Humanities and Historical GIS, under the supervision of St. Vincent de Paul Professor Alex Papadopoulos, undergraduate student Aaron Faulkner has been transforming narratives from the Vincentian archives into maps. This map was created for the fourth volume of The Vincentians, A General History of the Congregation of the Mission, to be published…Continue
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The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired this early 19th century silk embroidered portrait of Vincent de Paul.…Continue
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A Joint Exhibition of Richardson Library, Special Collections and Archives
The Society of Vincent de Paul Professors of DePaul University.
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 7, 2013 3:00-6:00 pm…
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Historia de la Hijas de la Caridad, Editorial Ceme, Salamanca (Spain) is avalaible on…Continue
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The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (France) and the Sorbonne University (Paris) organized on Saturday, September 7, 2013 a seminar on its founder who is…Continue
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DePaul University Library's digital collection of Vincentian holy cards is featured in this month's College and Research Libraries News, the publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries. You can find more information about the cover image at…Continue
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On October 13th, Pope Francis I will beatify numerous Daughters of Charity and Vincentians who were martyred during the Spanish Civil War. For more information, see below:Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 11, 2013 at 2:39pm — No Comments
For interesting and inspirational historical accounts of the Daughters of Charity on mission in Chicago, Illinois (USA) at the time of the great fire of 1871, see the recent post on the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise Archives blog: http://dcarchives.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/dcs-and-chicago-fire-of-1871
The sisters certainly were courageous with the boldness of charity amidst…Continue
Added by Betty Ann McNeil, D.C. on October 11, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
A modern day scholar of French history will be honored for her distinguished contributions to Vincentian historiography on Sept. 27, the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul, the 17th century French priest who devoted his life to serving and caring for others.
Barbara Diefendorf, a…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 26, 2013 at 4:21pm — No Comments
The Vincentian Studies Institute has just completed a content update of its acclaimed virtual exhibition: Saint Lazare as a Women's Prison, 1794-1930:
http://vincentiancollections.depaul.edu/saintlazare/pages/default.aspx - Homepage to change the date it was updated
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 20, 2013 at 1:34pm — No Comments
The Vincentiana Collection in Archives/Special Collections at DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library has recently acquired this 1947 press photo. The text reads:
"SCULPTURE READIED FOR ST. PETER'S BASILICA ROME: Professor A. Silva, official Vatican artist puts the finishing touches to the…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 17, 2013 at 5:43pm — No Comments
Lecturer: Rev. Edward Udovic, C.M., Ph.D.
Wednesday, September 25, 11:30 a.m. Richardson Library, Room 115. - Fr. Udovic will present a lecture on the topic: "St. Vincent's Reading List"
"St. Vincent's Reading List" represents a variety of rare seventeenth century works that are known to have been read or recommended by St. Vincent (as evidenced by his own written testimony); can safely be presumed to have been read by him; or are political, legal,…Continue
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The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Richardson Libarary's Archives and Special Collections Department has recently acquired an early example of a St. Vincent de Paul Society fundraiser for the poor. The lottery took place in Bordeaux in 1855-1856. The various prizes for the lottery are…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 8, 2013 at 2:22pm — No Comments
The tomb of Blessed Frederic Ozanam is located in the crypt of the historic church of St. Joseph des Carmes in Paris. The church was the scene of some of the bloodiest massacres of ecclesiastics of the infamous Reign of Terror during the French Revolution. Visitors now see a much different tomb setting than…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 25, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The Vincentian Studies Institute has acquired a first edition of Frederic Ozanam's 1840 work: "Dante et la Philosophie Catholique au treizieme siecle," (Paris: Olivier-Fulgence, 1840). This volume will be added to the V.S.I.'s special collections at the John T. Richardson Library of DePaul University in…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 21, 2013 at 8:17am — No Comments
About the author: Rev. Ronald Ramson, C.M., has been speaking on the life and spirituality of Blessed Frederic Ozanam for a good number of years throughout the United States, Canada, Haiti, and during his time as a missionary in Kenya. He is the author of Praying with Frederic Ozanam which…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 5, 2013 at 10:14am — No Comments
I am pleased to share with our Vincentian Network news of my first peer-reviewed article, recently published by French History (OUP).
The link to the article can be found at http://fh.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/07/29/fh.crt053.short?rss=1
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Fr. John Rybolt has established a website to promote the six volume history of the Congregation of the Mission which he has been working on for the last decade. For more information see:
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 22, 2013 at 9:33pm — No Comments
19 July 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of Mother Seton and seventeen American Sisters of Charity (Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph's), making annual vows for the first time based on the vow formula of the Company of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton founded the Sisters of Charity at Emmitsburg, MD (USA), 31 July 1809.
Sisters Marie-Anne Bizeray, Marguerite Woirin, and Augustine Chauvin, Daughters of Charity in Bordeaux, France, enclosed the…Continue
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