May 2011 Blog Posts (4)

VHRN Book of the Week: China's Saints: Catholic Martyrdom During the Qing (1644-1911)

Anthony E. Clark, China's Saints: Catholic Martyrdom During the Qing (1644-1911), Lehigh University Press, 2011, 288 pgs, ISBN 9781611460179, ISBN 1611460174.


From the publisher: While previous works on the history of Christianity in China have largely centered on the scientific and philosophical areas of Catholic missions in the Middle Kingdom.…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 24, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Saint Vincent's Reading List Monthly Blog

The Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library has a special collection of rare books known as "St. Vincent's Reading List."  These volumes are works known to have been read by Saint Vincent, or that were published during his lifetime and illustrate the historical, political, religious, spiritual, and other contexts of seventeenth century France within which he, Saint Louise, and the first members of the Vincentian were formed.



Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 19, 2011 at 9:34am — No Comments

VHRN podcast series: Sean Smith's Vincentian Research

DePaul University was happy to recently host our colleage Sean Smith from the National University of Ireland at Galway.  Sean spoke at the Sprinq Quarter "DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives Lecture."  His topic was: Celebrating the Sun-King: The Congregation of the Mission, Charity, and the French State under Louis XIV.

I also recorded an interview with Sean in which we discussed his doctoral dissertation research: The Call of the Poor and the Call of Power: the…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 9, 2011 at 7:40pm — No Comments

VHRN Research Resource: Actes du Gouvernement Francais concernant la Congregation de la Mission



The volume entitled Actes du Gouvernment Francais Concernant la Congregation de la Mission Dite de Saint-Lazare. 3rd ed. (Paris, 1902) supersedes two previous collections.  The first was entitled simply Pieces Justificatives (Paris, c. 1863), 40 pp.  The second was more complete, and bore the title Archives (Lettres patentes, decrets,…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 6, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

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