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VHRN Book of the Week: "Dictionnaire Richelieu"

From the publisher: «Premier ministre de Louis XIII » et « fondateur de l’Académie française » : tels sont les titres associés à la figure d’Armand Jean du Plessis (1585-1642), cardinal-duc de Richelieu, sur les plaques de rue qui affichent son nom au coeur de Paris. Ce ne sont que les plus connus d’un…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 6, 2015 at 3:08pm — No Comments

DRMA Spring Lecture 2015

Title: Romantic Catholics: Frédéric and Amélie Ozanam, Marriage, and the Catholic Social Vocation



Speaker: Carol Harrison, Ph.D. professor of History at the University of South Carolina. Author of the book: Romantic Catholics: France’s Post-revolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith.



Marriage to Amélie Soulacroix in 1841…

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Added by Brian Cicirello on June 19, 2015 at 10:20am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "More of World War I and the community in France: The Berceau."

This postcard image from 1914 depicts one of the student dormitories at the Berceau of Saint Vincent de Paul (near Dax) temporarily transformed into a military hospital (hopital auxiliaire). Daughters of Charity from the orphanage and hospice served as nurses. In the left hand lower corner a confrere (wearing…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 11, 2015 at 8:24am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the week 5/31/2015

The Vincentiana Collection in the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently purchased this early 19th century color lithograph of St. Vincent. The legend at the bottom reads: "St. Vincent de Paul. Founder of the priests of the Mission and of the Sisters of…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 31, 2015 at 3:52pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week 5/20/2015



The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections department has recently purchased this mid to late 19th century bisque statue of Saint Vincent. The statue stands 16 inches… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 20, 2015 at 1:15am — No Comments

Spring DRMA Lecture

Title: Romantic Catholics:  Frédéric and Amélie Ozanam, Marriage, and the Catholic Social Vocation

This event will be held on Tuesday, May 19. It will take place in theRichardson Library, Room 115 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.…
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Added by Brian Cicirello on May 12, 2015 at 8:35am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week 5/11/2015

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently purchased this mid to late 19th century bronze reliquary of Vincent de Paul. This item is distinguished by the exquisite oval painted portrait of…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 11, 2015 at 8:19am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week" Daughter of Charity = Icon of Charity

In the mid-19th century Jean-Baptiste Etienne, C.M., the superior general of the Daughters of Charity (1843-1874) was determined that the figure of the Sister of Charity would become the general symbol for all Catholic charity. This mid-19th century holy card depicts the accomplishment of this goal. This card…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 4, 2015 at 6:56pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincent de Paul. Un saint au Grand Siecle."

Petit paysan des Landes devenu prêtre, nommé précepteur dans l'illustre famille de Gondi après diverses aventures, Vincent de Paul, né en 1581, découvre à trente-six ans la vocation de sa vie : servir…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 28, 2015 at 8:12am — No Comments

Annual Vincent de Paul Lecture

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Added by Brian Cicirello on April 14, 2015 at 11:56am — No Comments

Book Launch Event: Funeral Oration for Vincent de Paul

Added by Brian Cicirello on April 14, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Le Premier Concile Plenier Chinois Shanghai 1924."

In 1924, in Shanghai, the first Plenary Council for China took place in communion with Rome. The canonical institution of the Roman Catholic Church, even then, foresaw the possibility of uniting bishops at a plenary council, i.e. on a national scale. But to hold such an assembly…
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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 6, 2015 at 10:34am — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Target Tokyo Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid that Avenged Pearl Harbor"

This author also discusses the role of the U.S. Vincentian and Daughters of Charity missionaries in China in aiding the flyers in their escape.  Images are reprinted from the DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives at DePaul University in Chicago.

The dramatic account…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 2, 2015 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Fealty and Fidelity: the Lazarists of Bourbon France, 1660-1736

I am pleased to share with colleagues the publishers' notice for my forthcoming monograph on the Lazarists under Louis XIV. All going well, the book is due for release in November 2015.

http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&title_id=1219170998&edition_id=1219185831&calcTitle=1

Added by Sean Alexander Smith on March 24, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week "Vincent's birth centennial (corrected) 1576-1876



In 1981 the Vincentian family celebrated the 400th anniversary of the birth of Vincent de Paul. The 1581 date resulted from the definitive refutation of the previous date of 1576. The three hundredth anniversary had been celebrated in 1876 as illustrated by this new commemorative card recently purchased… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 20, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 3/15/2015



The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently purchased this fine French bisque statue of Vincent de Paul with Children. The statue is dated to the middle of the 19th century and stands 14 inches… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 15, 2015 at 10:03am — No Comments

Writing with a Mission. The correspondence of Vincentian missionaries with Paris and Rome, 1645-1689

In September 2014 I completed my master thesis entitled "Writing with a Mission. The correspondence of Vincentian missionaries with Paris and Rome, 1645-1689". While collaborating on an online collection of documents regarding the Congregation of the Mission that can be found in the Vatican Archives (especially the Propaganda Fide branch), I became interested in understanding better how the correspondence that I was looking at…

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Added by Thérèse Peeters on March 6, 2015 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week 3/4/2015 Stills from "Monsieur Vincent."



The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Special Collections and Archives has the largest known collection of items associated with the classic 1947 French, black-and-white, movie: "Monsieur Vincent."

This film-starring Pierre Fresnay as Monsieur Vincent- won the 1947 "Grand Prix du…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 4, 2015 at 11:48am — No Comments

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