March 2015 Blog Posts (5)

Fealty and Fidelity: the Lazarists of Bourbon France, 1660-1736

I am pleased to share with colleagues the publishers' notice for my forthcoming monograph on the Lazarists under Louis XIV. All going well, the book is due for release in November 2015.

http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&title_id=1219170998&edition_id=1219185831&calcTitle=1

Added by Sean Alexander Smith on March 24, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week "Vincent's birth centennial (corrected) 1576-1876



In 1981 the Vincentian family celebrated the 400th anniversary of the birth of Vincent de Paul. The 1581 date resulted from the definitive refutation of the previous date of 1576. The three hundredth anniversary had been celebrated in 1876 as illustrated by this new commemorative card recently purchased… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 20, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 3/15/2015



The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently purchased this fine French bisque statue of Vincent de Paul with Children. The statue is dated to the middle of the 19th century and stands 14 inches… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 15, 2015 at 10:03am — No Comments

Writing with a Mission. The correspondence of Vincentian missionaries with Paris and Rome, 1645-1689

In September 2014 I completed my master thesis entitled "Writing with a Mission. The correspondence of Vincentian missionaries with Paris and Rome, 1645-1689". While collaborating on an online collection of documents regarding the Congregation of the Mission that can be found in the Vatican Archives (especially the Propaganda Fide branch), I became interested in understanding better how the correspondence that I was looking at…

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Added by Thérèse Peeters on March 6, 2015 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week 3/4/2015 Stills from "Monsieur Vincent."



The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Special Collections and Archives has the largest known collection of items associated with the classic 1947 French, black-and-white, movie: "Monsieur Vincent."

This film-starring Pierre Fresnay as Monsieur Vincent- won the 1947 "Grand Prix du…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 4, 2015 at 11:48am — No Comments

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