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VHRN Newsnote: Revised edition of "Praying with Elizabeth Ann Seton" is published by the V.S.I.

By Margaret Alderman and Josephine Burns, D.C.

New edition edited by Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.

 

 

As the first saint to grow from the soil of the United States, Elizabeth Ann Seton holds a special place in the story of the…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 17, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Sr. Margaret Beaudette, S.C. dies. Distinguished Vincentian artist and sculptor

Sr. Margaret Beaudette, S.C.. of the New York Sisters of Charity died on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Sr. Margaret was a distinguished artist and sculptor whose work was widespread and enormously popular. One of her most famous statues is of Saint Vincent de Paul surrounded by students. Originally…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 14, 2017 at 1:39pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week Early 19th century transferware plate of Saint Vincent

The Vincentiana Collection in Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired an early-19th century decorative transferware plate depicting Saint Vincent de Paul rescuing foundlings in the snow-covered streets. This types of decorative plates were very popular…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 13, 2017 at 4:50pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week. Rare 18th century images of Daughters of Charity

The Vincentiana Collections of the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired four very rare pre-revolutionary (18th century) hand-colored images depicting Daughters of Charity.  These images are small (approx. 2 by 3 inches).  The style of the sisters' habits, the printing font, and type of paper all suggest this dating.…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 5, 2017 at 10:46am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 1864 Descendants of Vincent de Paul's family



This rare carte-de-visite is a souvenir of the dedication of the saint's birthplace shrine in April 1864. The elderly woman seated on the step in the lower right hand of the picture was also featured in a separate photo as the oldest living… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 27, 2017 at 5:23pm — No Comments

VHRN Publication Notes: "Des Filles de la Charite aux Soeurs de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul"

DES FILLES DE LA CHARITÉ AUX SOEURS DE SAINT-VINCENT-DE-PAUL

QUATRE SIÈCLES DE CORNETTES (XVIIE-XXE SIÈCLE). SOUS LA DIRECTION DE MATTHIEU BREJON DE LAVERGNÉE…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 22, 2017 at 8:17am — No Comments

VHRN Publication Notice: "Les Lazaristes aux Mascareignes aux XVIIe et XIXe siecles: Ile Bourbon et Ile de France"

LES LAZARISTES AUX MASCAREIGNES AUX XVIIIE ET XIXE SIÈCLES Ile Bourbon (La Réunion) et Ile de France (Maurice)

Marc Thieffry HISTOIRE RELIGIONS CHRISTIANISME OCÉAN INDIEN Ile Maurice Réunion

La Congrégation de la Mission a été fondée en 1625 par Saint Vincent de…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 8, 2017 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Daughters of Charity in World War II: Sending parcels to a Prisoner of War camp





This French press photo dated July 2, 1942 shows Daughters of Charity in Paris preparing packages to be sent to French prisoners of War in Stalag VIIa. Wikipedia has the following entry with respect to this camp:" Stalag VII-A (in full:… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 31, 2017 at 5:23pm — No Comments

DePaul University: St. Vincent's Reading List



Saint Vincent’s Reading List LXVIII: Queen Marguerite de Valois (1553-1615)



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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 30, 2017 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Father John E. Rybolt receives 2016 Pierre Coste Prize

The Rev. John E. Rybolt, C.M., is the recipient of the 2016 Pierre Coste Prize, which was presented Dec. 12 by the Vincentian Studies Institute. Fr. Rybolt, who was ordained in 1967, is a Vincentian scholar-in-residence at DePaul University. He receives the honor in part for his…

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Added by Brian Cicirello on January 11, 2017 at 1:11pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Simone Zurawski article published in Sacred Architecture

Our colleague Simone Zurawski from DePaul University has an article published in the latest issue of Sacred Architecture, Issue 30, 2016, pgs. 11-20. The article is entitled: The Alliance des Arts

, the Chapelle des Lazaristes, and the Reliquary Shrine of Saint Vincent de…

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 4, 2017 at 4:15pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: The Many Faces of Vincent de Paul: Nineteenth Century French Romanticism and the Sacred

In the new year the DePaul University Art Museum will host an exhibition guest curated by Rev. Edward R. Udovic, C.M., Ph.D.  This special exhibition is titled: "The Many Faces of Vincent de Paul: Nineteenth Century French Romanticism and the Sacred.  Sculptures, holy cards, textiles, decorative arts…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 17, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Sickinger biography of Ozanam to be published in 2017 by University of Notre Dame Press



Raymond Sickinger’s biography of Antoine Frédéric Ozanam is more than a chronological account of Ozanam’s relatively brief but extraordinary life. It is also a comprehensive study of a man who touched many lives as a teacher, writer, and principal founder of the Society of St. Vincent de… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 2, 2016 at 11:21am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Teodorico Pedrini Violin Sonatas

Teodorico Pedrini, C.M. (1671-1746)  had quite the journey during his lifetime. Over the course of eight years he traveled from Italy to the Canary Islands, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and the Philippines. Pedrini is the sole 18th century composer of which we know that wrote…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 24, 2016 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Forthcoming May 2017...

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform (Oxford University Press 2017)

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/vincent-de-paul-the-lazarist-mission-and-french-catholic-reform-9780198785767?q=forrestal&lang=en&cc=ie#

Added by Alison Forrestal on October 4, 2016 at 9:40am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Daughter of Charity Heroine of the French Resistance: Sr. Helene Studler



The Vincentiana Collection at the Special Collections Department at DePaul University recently acquired the memorial card for Sr. Helene Studler, a Daughter of Charity decorated for her work in the French Resistance during World War II.



Here is a link to a 1989 Vincentian Heritage Article:…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 29, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

History of the Daugthers of Charity, 17th-20th c.

Daughters of Charity's school, Japan, Takaoka (before 1964). © Archives des Filles de la Charité, Paris.

I’m delighted to announce the publication of an edited volume of essays about the Daugthers of Charity.

More than twenty scholars have studied the history of the…

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Added by Brejon de Lavergnée Matthieu on September 19, 2016 at 10:08am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "C.M. Bicentennial Exhibition to Open on September 28, 2016."



To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Congregation of the Mission’s work in the United States, DePaul University Library, with the assistance of DePaul’s Office of Mission and Values, presents The Bicentennial Celebration of the Vincentians in America: An Exhibition at the John T. Richardson…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 12, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

New Publication - The Frontiers of Mission: Perspectives on Early Modern Missionary Catholicism (Brill 2016)

Sean Smith and I are delighted to announce the publication of an edited volume of essays, which contains two substantial contributions on the early modern history of the Vincentians by Sean and Andrew McCormick.

For further details, please see…

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Added by Alison Forrestal on September 8, 2016 at 8:35am — 1 Comment

VHRN Newsnote: Niagara University honors Fr. John Rybolt, C.M.

Congratulations to longtime Vincentian Studies Institute member Fr. John Rybolt, C.M. who will receive an Honorary Doctorate from Niagara University on Thursday, September 29th at Niagara’s Vincentian Convocation.  The Convocation is an opportunity for the Niagara community to learn more about the Vincentian Mission, particularly the impact of a Vincentian education on the Church, society and the world.  The Convocation strives to honor and celebrate people who embody the…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 6, 2016 at 12:48pm — 1 Comment

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