February 2012 Blog Posts (6)

VHRN: Collaborative Project "What did Louise say?" A searchable database of quotable quotes.



Dear Colleagues,

As we approach the feast of Saint Louise de Marillac, the Vincentian Studies Institute and the Office of Mission…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 29, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments

VHRN Resource of the week: "L'Anthologie des Ecrits de saint Justin de Jacobis"

Cahiers Saint-Vincent-Bulletin des Lazaristes de France, Autonme-Hiver 2011/Numero 216-217.

The latest issue of this journal published by the French provinces has an anthology of the writings of Justin de Jacobis (1800-1860, canonized 1975) the great 19th century missionary to Ethiopia. These come from the two…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 19, 2012 at 10:28am — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: Henri IV of France: His Reign and His Age

 

Vincent J. Pitts, Henri IV of France: His Reign and His Age, (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008), pp. 520.  ISBN 978-0601890277.

From the Publisher:

Vincent J. Pitts chronicles the life and times of one of France’s most remarkable kings in the first…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 12, 2012 at 6:22am — No Comments

VHRN Book of the week: Hospital Politics in Seventeenth-Century France. The Crown, Urban Elites and the Poor.

Tim McHugh, Hospital Politics in Seventeenth-Century France. The Crown, Urban Elites and the Poor," (Ashgate Publishing Limited: Hampshire England, 2007). pp. 191,  ISBN: 978-0-7546-5762-0.  Tim McHugh is Wellcome Trust Researcher and Lecturer in the History of Medicine in the School of History at Oxford Brookes University, UK.

From the book cover:

"The seventeenth century witnessed profound reforms in the way French cities administered poor relief and charitable…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 5, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Was there any opposition to the founding of the CMs?

The following questions were posed by a researcher who is looking for some general responses, comments, or suggestions for how to proceed:

  • Was there any opposition to the founding of the CM?
  • Did Vincent endure any 'costly grace' for seeking to found an order to address formation of the clergy?
  • At any point were the Vincentians on the 'margins of the Church' in order to call the Church to more faithful…
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Added by Scott Kelley on February 3, 2012 at 4:44pm — 1 Comment

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