April 2011 Blog Posts (9)

VHRN Book of the Week

Alain de Solminihac (1593-1659). Prélat réformateur de l’Abbaye de Chancelade à l’évéché de Cahors. By Patrick Petot. 2 vols. [Bibliotheca Victorina, Vol. XXI.] (Turnhout: Brepols, 2009. Pp. 507; 509-1091. €140,00. ISBN 978-2-503-53277-6.)

From the publisher:

Abbé de Chancelade en Périgord et évêque de Cahors, Alain de Solminihac (1593-1659) est une figure…


Added by Brian Cicirello on April 29, 2011 at 9:10am — No Comments

Leads - Ozanam and the roots of See-Judge-Act

Here are highlights of what I have come up with so far...…


Added by John Freund CM on April 24, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Tracing the impact of Frederic down to "See - Judge - Act"

I recently had occasion to do some research on Frederic's social thought.

I knew he had anticipated both Karl Marx' Manifesto and Leo" XIII's Great Social encyclical "Rerum Novarum"

I was surprised to learn the the "See - Judge - Act" methodology of Cardinal Cardijn can be traced back in some degree to Ozanam.

The lineage runs something like this....

"Although it was Cardijn who formulated the famous expression "see, judge, act" it was Léon Ollé-Laprune who was…


Added by John Freund CM on April 22, 2011 at 4:59pm — 3 Comments

History of the Daughters of Charity

Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée : Histoire des Filles de la Charité. La rue pour cloître (XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle), Paris, Fayard, 2011, 690 pages, with a preface of Pr. Dominique Julia, 30 €.



The Company of the Daughters of Charity is the most important female and catholic…


Added by Brejon de Lavergnée Matthieu on April 21, 2011 at 3:39am — 1 Comment

Something on the lighter side... with serious possibilities

I can not resist posting this video "New Century, Same Faith". Although a blatant ad for Kindle it does illustrate how Vincentian resources could be made available.



PS Kudos on the Virtual Exhibit that just went public. I hope the famvin notice will draw some attention to this new mode of making our heritage available.


Added by John Freund CM on April 18, 2011 at 6:42pm — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week

Nivoelisoa Galibert, A l’angle de la Grande Maison: Les lazaristes de Fort-Dauphin de Madagascar: correspondence avec Vincent de Paul (1648-1661), (Paris: PU Paris-Sorbonne, 2007), pp. 552. Illustrations, bibliographie, glossaire, ISBN: 978-2-84050-503-7. €36.00

“Au meme titre que les écritures arabico-malgaches (Sorabe), la Grande Maison (Tranobe) est…


Added by Brian Cicirello on April 15, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Virtual Exhibition is now online: Saint-Lazare as a Women's Prison 1794-1932

The Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University is happy to announce that its first virtual exhibition entitled: "Saint-Lazare as a Women's Prison, 1794-1932," is now live and ready for viewing:




For the flyer:



Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 14, 2011 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Vincentian ebooks are now available

The Vincentian Heritage Collections is undergoing a slight make-over. The host, BE Press, has recently developed some new functionality, including an ebook format that makes texts much easier to access.


We will be converting some of the material in VHC to the new ebook format and will be announcing new features in the near future. All ebooks are available here: http://via.library.depaul.edu/vhc/ 


Added by Scott Kelley on April 12, 2011 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Please tell us about your current Vincentian research!

Dear Colleagues and Friends,


Please consider taking the opportunity to share your current Vincentian research interests and/or projects.  One of the purposes of VHRN is to share this information, so that we can all get an overview of the Vincentian research projects that are out there.  So, please share away.  Please also share any information that you have about your conference presentations, or Vincentian history events.




Ed Udovic,…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 4, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments

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