February 2016 Blog Posts (7)

VHRN Newsnote: Rare Pre-Revolutionary Saint-Lazare shrine medal purchased

The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's John Richardson Library has recently purchased what we believe to be the only known extant medal of the original shrine of Vincent de Paul located before…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 23, 2016 at 8:19am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the week: Beatification of Louise de Marillac and the Martyrs of Arras

It has been recently announced that the feast of Louise de Marillac has been moved to May 9th (the anniversary of her beatification in 1920). We have been able to find a number of commemorative postcards from her beatification celebrations. Today's postcard is from the Church of Notre Dame du Rosaire in Tunis, Algeria. Algeria was a french colony from 1830 to 1962,… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 20, 2016 at 8:54am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Lost and Found

A previously lost autograph letter of Saint Vincent de Paul has surfaced.  The letter is dated Paris, January 12, 1642 and was addressed to Michel Dupuis, in Saint Mihiel.  The letter is #563 in Coste.  According to Coste the original autograph letter was at the house of the Daughters of Charity, 12 rue des Greffes in Nimes.  When Volume 2 of the English translation was in preparation the editors could no longer identify the location of the letter.   Recently, as the provinces of the…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 8, 2016 at 9:08am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: 150th anniversary of the death of Bishop John Timon, C.M., first bishop of Buffalo, New York

The year 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the death of John Timon, C.M., the founding bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo.  Among the various ways the diocese wishes to mark the occasion is to have a panel dedicated to Timon's legacy at the…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 5, 2016 at 8:42am — No Comments

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