January 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Comite d'Histoire de la ville de Paris: Le Clos Saint-Lazare

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 29, 2012 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Vincent de Paul Quotation database launches: "What did Vincent say?"

“There is nothing good that does not meet with opposition, and it should not be valued any less because it encounters objections.”

This insightful statement by St. Vincent de Paul remains relevant today, yet, like so many of his words, is little known outside of scholarly circles.

Until now. The Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University is pleased to announce the debut of the “What did Vincent say?” Vincent de Paul Quotes Site, an online database that makes his writings and…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 25, 2012 at 8:36am — No Comments

Vincentian Study Seminars: All Hallows College, Dublin, Ireland

The General Curia of the Congregation of the Mission and the Secretariat International des Etudes Vincentiennes will co-sponsor two Vincentian Study Seminars to be held at All Hallows College in Ireland. For more information see the announcement below:



Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 17, 2012 at 7:58pm — No Comments

The Practices and Culture of Lazarist Land Management in Eighteenth-Century France

I am currently in Paris researching the agricultural role of major landholding religious communities in the Ancien Regime, with a particular focus on the Congregation of the Mission. I am interested in the management practices and culture of the Lazarists, their role in "improvements" both physical and in terms of control, and in how they perceived their role as major religious landowners in an era when both agricultural practices and the social utility of religious communities were…


Added by Liam Mannix on January 14, 2012 at 4:41am — 1 Comment

VHRN Book of the Week: "Notice Historique...de la Nouvelle Medaille..Medaille Miraculeuse...." 1835

Notice Historique sur l'origine et les effets de la NOUVELLE MEDAILLE, frappee en l'honneur de l'Immaculee Conception de la Tres Sainte Vierge, et generalement connue sous le nom de Medaille miraculeuse, suivie d' une neuvaine.By M. *** pretre de la Congregation de la Mission de St.-Lazare. Quatrieme Edition, considerablement augmentee. (Paris: Chez l'auteur, rue de Sevre, 95, et la…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 12, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Reglemens de la Compagnie des Dames de la Charite... Paris, 1669"

Reglemens de la Compagnie des Dames de la Charite de la Paroisse de S. Paul pour le soin des Pauvres, (Paris: Chez Pierre Colin, Imprimeur & Libraire, rue de la Harpe, proche Saint Cosme, aux quatre Evangelistes, 1669).

The Vincentiana Collection of DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently acquired a very rare 1669 copy of the rules for the Ladies of Charity for the parish of Saint-Paul in Paris. The parish of Saint-Paul was an early site of the…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 5, 2012 at 6:35pm — No Comments

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