March 2018 Blog Posts (4)

VHRN Newsnote: Abbe J. Chevalier Soeur Apolline Andriveau and the Red Scapular



Apolline Andriveau naît le 7 mai 1810 à Saint Pourçain dans l'Allier. Après de brillantes études, elle quitte le monde à 23 ans et entre dans la Compagnie des Filles de la Charité à Troyes où tous les témoignages concordent pour louer sa piété, sa douceur, sa charité. Dès 1846, elle reçut des faveurs de Notre Seigneur au sujet de Sa Passion et elle fut appelée par…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 31, 2018 at 7:48am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Honore de Champigny, O.F.M. Cap., (1566-1624)

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has acquired a rare copy of the 1864 biography of Charles Bochart de Champigny (in religion Honore). Champigny was the superior of the French Capuchins who is said to have turned down the request of the young Louise de Marillac to enter the new convent of the Capuchin nuns which had been…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 30, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Important Document acquired concerning Vincent de Paul's canonization

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently acquired a copy of a 1738 decree of King Louis XV of France ordering the publication of the June 1737 bull of canonization for Vincent de Paul. The Jansenist and Gallican members of the Parlement of Paris had tried to stop the publication because of the strong anti-Jansenist…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 30, 2018 at 10:39am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: New Louise de Marillac book published by New City Press

Louise de Marillac, born out of wedlock into an aristocratic family, young widow and mother of a son, fully committed her life to all those who were suffering, regardless of who they were. In Paris together with St. Vincent de Paul she founded a community of Sisters, who dedicated themselves to care for the sick and for the poor. The Daughters of Charity, one of the…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 26, 2018 at 1:56pm — No Comments

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