The Vincentian Research Library in Special Collections at DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently purchased a 1696 manuscript entitled: "Arrests de la Cour de Parlement pour la correction des Enfans mineurs." This document summarizes parlement's decrees governing the incarceration of minors by their…Continue
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The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections recently acquired this spectacular and very rare mid- 19th century mantel clock featuring Saint Vincent de Paul entrusting a foundling to the care of a waiting Daughter of Charity. The clock movement was manufactured by Samuel…Continue
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Available: October 2017 Every Catholic An Apostle A Life of Thomas A. Judge, CM, 1868-1933 By William L Portier The Catholic University of America Press Born in Boston of immigrant parents, Thomas A. Judge, CM (1868-1933) preached up and down the east coast on the Vincentian mission band between 1903 and 1915.…Continue
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It is interesting that this 1859 print by the English engraver Matthew James Lawless (1837-1864). Mis-identifies the Daughters of Charity as "Sisters of Mercy." The Daughters of Charity first came in England in 1847 so they were a relatively new feature on the English scene during the 19th century…Continue
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The Vincentiana Collection of the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University has acquired a carte-de-visite of Jean-Baptiste Etienne (1801-1874) the 14th superior general of the Congregation of the Mission and the Company of the Daughters of Charity. The image shows an elderly Etienne.…Continue
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Leaving God for God: Daughters of Charity in Britain 1847-2017
Leaving God for God is a study of five generations of Catholic Sisters in Britain from 1847 to 2017 and of their wide-ranging ministries to people in poverty.
Written with full access to the Daughters of…Continue
This letter, which I found recently in the British Library, is from Eugène Boré, one-time Lazarist superior general, penned from Julfa in Azerbaijan on 6 August 1841.
Boré, of course, needs little introduction. At least since 1894, when Léonce de la Rallaye wrote his first biography of the man (see Eugène Boré et les origines de la question d'Orient, Paris 1894), Boré's contributions to the fields of education, philology and ethnography have been…Continue
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Sono un funzionario storico dell'arte e lavoro in Italia. Sto curando per il prossimo mese di dicembre una mostra sull'iconografia di San Vincenzo in Italia dal Settecento all'inizio del Novecento, che si terrà presso il Collegio Alberoni a Piacenza. Chiunque conoscesse immagini, dipinti, statue, disegni, libri, incisioni "italiane" vincenziane in Italia, in Europa o in America può contattarmi all'indirizzo…Continue
By Margaret Alderman and Josephine Burns, D.C.
New edition edited by Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.
As the first saint to grow from the soil of the United States, Elizabeth Ann Seton holds a special place in the story of the…Continue
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Sr. Margaret Beaudette, S.C.. of the New York Sisters of Charity died on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Sr. Margaret was a distinguished artist and sculptor whose work was widespread and enormously popular. One of her most famous statues is of Saint Vincent de Paul surrounded by students. Originally…Continue
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The Vincentiana Collection in Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired an early-19th century decorative transferware plate depicting Saint Vincent de Paul rescuing foundlings in the snow-covered streets. This types of decorative plates were very popular…Continue
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