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VHRN Newsnote: Daughters of Charity nurses in World War I cont'd



This postcard was part of a recent acquisition by the Vincentiana collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections. At the separation of Church and State in France at the beginning of the 20th century the Daughters of Charity and other nursing sisters were largely expelled from their… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 11, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week" World War I Propaganda postcard



"The Germans do not respect the dead, the dying, or ambulances."

This French postcard produced in 1914, already indicates the tone of bitterness and revulsion for the Germans that was produced by the French propaganda efforts.



This card was recently… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

VHRN Newsote: DePaul University interview with Fr. John Rybolt

Photo by Jeff Carrion DePaul University's Faculty and Staff Newsletter has published an interview with Fr. John Rybolt, C.M. author of the soon to be completed six volume history of the Congregation of the Mission. Fr. Rybolt is a founding member of the Vincentian Studies Institute of the…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 4, 2014 at 11:02am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: Daughters of Charity as W.W. I nurses in France."



As we enter the great centenary of the World War I anniversaries one of the enduring memories is of epic carnage. The battlefield casualties on all sides of this conflict still stun the mind today. The image of the Daughter of Charity as a battle-field nurse whether in the Crimean War or the American Civil… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 2, 2014 at 5:17pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week 11/26/2014



The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections recently acquired a commemorative magazine dedicated to the creation and installation of the monumental statue of St. Louise de Marillac in the Vatican basilica. The artist was Antonio Berti. The statue filled the last… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentian Research Library Purchase of the Week 11/23/2014"



The Vincentian Research Library of DePaul University has recently acquired a brief biography of Sister Julienne Jouvin (1677-1744) who twice served as Superioress General of the Company of the Daughters of Charity (1724-1730 and 1736-1742). She died in 1744 while serving at the royal parish of St.…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 23, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentian Research Library Purchase of the Week 11/16/2014

The Vincentian Research Library at the John T. Richardson Library of DePaul University has recently purchased a rare pre-revolutionary panegyric for St. Vincent de Paul.  The address was given in the Congregation's Church in Genoa, Italy  on 19 July 1777 by Ubaldo Cassina a professor of moral philosophy at the Royal University of Parma.  …

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 16, 2014 at 12:15pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Pre-Publication notice "The Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul in Ireland. The Early Years."

To be published in early 2015. Available for pre-order on Amazon.com

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 14, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincent de Paul's family descendants: 1864



Very often the question is asked if there are any descendants of Vincent de Paul's family. The present answer to that question is unknown. However, in April 1864 at the dedication of the new shrine complex at the Berceau near Dax the above commemorative picture was distributed. Previous published versions… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 11, 2014 at 7:54am — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Le XIXe, Grand Siecle des religieuses francaises," by Gerard Cholvy

Le XIXe, Grand siècle des religieuses françaises Gérard Cholvy

Présentation de l’éditeur: Dans la mémoire collective, le «l’invasion mystique». Pourtant, en 1790, le royaume ne compte que 55 500 religieuses. Il y en aura 135000 en 1900.

Cet essai cherche à decrier cet essor, une fois résumé le…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 7, 2014 at 4:51pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the week: 10/31/2014



This week's featured purchase for the Vincentiana Collection at Archives and Special Collections of DePaul University is another mid-19th century transferware plate commemorating the Daughters of Charity. This plate features the sisters' battlefield nursing during the Crimean War in the famous Siege… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 31, 2014 at 8:55am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Rare Book Purchase "La Puissance de la Charite."



The Vincentian Research Library of the Archives and Special Collections Department at DePaul University has recently purchased the following rare title: "La Puissance de la Charite." 1855. Rouen: Megard. The binding is beautifully done and there are many wonderful black and white engravings within the book as… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 21, 2014 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Lecture on Jansenism

This may be of interest to some of you, Dr. Brian Strayer presented a lecture at DePaul University on: "Jansenism: Its Key Figures, Themes, and Relevance Today" 

Added by Brian Cicirello on October 17, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Volume 14 (The Index Volume) of the English translation of Coste

Members of the Vincentian Family and Vincentian scholars have welcomed the recent publication of the last volume (the index volume) of the English translation of Coste.  This volume brings an almost 40 year project to a close.  The index is exhaustive and will be a great help to quick and easy access to this resource.  The V.S.I. had received several inquiries about the availability of Vol. 14 on our digital repository "Via Sapientiae."  Our agreement with the Vincentian Translation Project…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 16, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 10/11/2014"



This transfer-ware companion piece to last week's featured purchase. This item is numbered "12" which means it belongs to a series. Estimated date of manufacture is mid-19th century. All items are house in the Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of the John T.… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 11, 2014 at 8:14am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 10/04/2014



The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently purchased this small mid-19th century transfer-ware plate depicts Daughters of Charity as "Angels of the… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 4, 2014 at 9:18am — 3 Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Fr. John Rybolt, C.M. to be honored by St. John's University

Please join me in congratulating our colleague Fr. John Rybolt as he receives an honorary doctorate from St. John's University in New York.  For more information:

http://www.stjohns.edu/about/events/vincentian-convocation-and-chair-social-justice-lecture

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 23, 2014 at 3:47pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana purchase of the Week: 9/17/2014"



The Vincentiana Collections in Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University in Chicago has recently purchased a 19th century bronze statue of Saint Vincent de Paul by the artist Etienne Melinge… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 17, 2014 at 8:29am — No Comments

VHRN Book of the week: "Status Interaction during the Reign of Louis XIV." Giora Sternberg

From the publisher: The first study to address social status in Louis XIV's court as a key tool for defining and redefining identities, relations, and power. Offers perspectives on members of the court, rather than the usual perspective of the Sun King himself Draws from a wide variety of printed and…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 11, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Sending St. Vincent's letters to the world."

For more information on DePaul University's collection of manuscript letters of Saint Vincent de Paul follow the attached link  (note the embedded youtube story as well): 

http://www.depaulnewsline.com/features/sending-st-vincents-letters-world?utm_source=CRM&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=september-4-2014

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 4, 2014 at 2:14pm — No Comments

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