April 2017 Blog Posts (5)

Eugène Boré: a letter from Azerbaijan

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…


Added by Sean Alexander Smith on April 21, 2017 at 8:37am — No Comments

Forthcoming Publication Announcement "In Missouri's Wilds St. Mary of the Barrens and the American Catholic Church, 1818 to the present."

From the publisher Truman State University Press

"In 1818, a small group of Catholic clerics established a religious community in southeastern Missouri and opened a school, grounded in its European Vincentian roots but influenced by the isolation of its rural location. St. Mary's of the Barrens because the first American institution of higher learning west of… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 19, 2017 at 10:39am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Publication of "Antoine Frederic Ozanam" by Raymond L. Sickinger

Raymond Sickinger’s biography of Antoine Frédéric Ozanam is more than a chronological account of Ozanam’s relatively brief but extraordinary life. It is also a comprehensive study of a man who touched many lives as a teacher, writer, and principal founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Ozanam’s life encompassed a particularly turbulent time in… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 13, 2017 at 9:18am — No Comments

English-language Vincentian Annals now available online

DePaul University Library and DePaul’s Office of Mission and Values are proud to announce the digital publication of The Annals of the Congregation of the Mission: A Collection of Edifying Letters.…


Added by Andrew H Rea on April 10, 2017 at 9:44am — No Comments

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