March 2016 Blog Posts (5)

R.I.P. Rev. John Sledziona, C.M. Former long-time member of the Vincentian Studies Institute

March 31, 2016

sledziona The Vincentian Community is deeply saddened by the announcing of the death of Rev. John Sledziona, CM, the fourth Provincial of the New England Province, and the first President of the National Conference of Visitors of the USA.  John died suddenly March 31, 2016 at the age of 73, 53 years of vocation and 45 years of priesthood.

Funeral arrangements are…

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 31, 2016 at 2:19pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the week 19th century stereoview of the Church of Saint Laurent Paris

This rare early stereoview shows the Church of Saint Laurent in Paris before the 1864 renovations caused by the construction of the Boulevard Magenta. During these renovations the Baroque facade of the church as known by Saint Vincent and Saint Louise was replaced with the present neo-gothic facade. The baroque facade itself had been added to the original 15th century…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 26, 2016 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Lecture: The role of trust in the Vincentian Missions in North Africa (1645-1689)

Quarterly DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives (DRMA) Lecture

Lecturer:  Thérèse Peeters

Lecture originally given on 3/1/16 at DePaul University

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Added by Brian Cicirello on March 22, 2016 at 9:49am — No Comments

Beatification of Louise de Marillac

I was thrilled to see the postcard showing the 'banners' (just caught up with it) because only last week I was reading a description of this in a British province source written by one of the Daughters who attended in Rome and I was trying to imagine it.  Here is a description of the artwork for decorating the chapel at Central House in Mill Hill for the Triduum in honour of the beatification in 1920.

'We had bought yards and yards of a lovely white gauze to make…


Added by Susan O'Brien on March 14, 2016 at 10:57am — 1 Comment

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week "The Berceau of Saint Vincent de Paul."

The Vincentiana Collection at Archives and Special Collections of DePaul University recently purchased a turn of the 20th century…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 12, 2016 at 6:38am — No Comments

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