February 2013 Blog Posts (7)

VHRN Book of the Week: "La France au XVIIe siecle. Societe, politique, cultures."

Michel NASSIET, La France au XVIIe siècle. Société, politique, cultures. BELIN, 8 rue Férou 75278 Paris CEDEX 06, pp. 318. ISBN: 9 782701 143026. 22 euros

“Pour une population qui était environ un cinquième de l’Europe, la France a été au XVIIe siècle le théâtre des efforts gigantesques de…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 23, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Le Roi-Soleil et Dieu."

“Roi très chrétien, revêtu de l’onction du saint chrême, Louis XIV occupe une place unique dans le domaine religieux, celle de médiateur entre Dieu et les sujets qu’il lui a confiés. En témoignent les rituels publics auxquels il s’est astreint toute sa vie, de la nomination aux grandes charges…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 17, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "New collection of Catholic and Vincentian history goes online."

DePaul University News Release

New collection of Catholic and Vincentian history goes online

The Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University has launched a new online research archive that will provide access to an array of historical documents on the Catholic Reformation, with special focus on Vincentian history.

The website, which was created by Dr. Alison Forrestal of the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Dr. Felicia Roşu of Leiden University,…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 8, 2013 at 1:18pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "The Head of Henri IV"

 

The recent announcement that the long lost body of King Richard III of England (d. 1485) had been recovered from the site of the Grey Friars priory in Leicester brings to mind the announcement two years ago of the identification of the mummified head of Henry IV of France.

See for example this…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 5, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Saint Francois de Sales et la Contre-Reforme"

Aimé Richardt, Saint François de Sales et la Contre-Réforme, Paris: François-Xavier de Guibert, 2013. Pp. 269. ISBN 978-207554-0553-8. 25,90.

“C’est souvent dans les périodes difficiles que surgissent d’authentiques témoins de la foi chrétienne. François de Sales est l’un de ceux-là.

Cet homme qui…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 4, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Vincentian Studies Institute Symposium: "Managing the Patrimony of the Poor as Wise Stewards."

 

Managing the Patrimony of the Poor as Wise Stewards

The workshop, sponsored by the Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University, will take place at the Motherhouse of the Daughters of Charity in Paris from August 9-11, 2013 with an optional excursion day to Folleville and Amiens on the 8th of August. The three days of the workshop will include presentations, case studies and discussions centering around five key themes of asset…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 3, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

DePaul University Libraries Presents: The Vincentian Holy Card Digital Collection

DePaul University Libraries, in cooperation with DePaul's Vincentian Studies Institute, is proud to announce a new digital collection of devotional cards featuring St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac, the Congregation of the Mission, and the Daughters of Charity. These cards span several centuries and many languages, and reveal the trends and shifts in the iconography of St. Vincent through the 19th and 20th centuries. Objects such as holy cards also give a fascinating glimpse into…

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Added by Andrew H Rea on February 1, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

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