June 2015 Blog Posts (3)

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchases of the week: 6/29/2015 "19th century Daughter of Charity cartes-de-visites"


During the mid-to-late 19th century as photography became the rage of the day, and as photographs became cheap and affordable… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 29, 2015 at 8:11am — No Comments

DRMA Spring Lecture 2015

Title: Romantic Catholics: Frédéric and Amélie Ozanam, Marriage, and the Catholic Social Vocation

Speaker: Carol Harrison, Ph.D. professor of History at the University of South Carolina. Author of the book: Romantic Catholics: France’s Post-revolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith.

Marriage to Amélie Soulacroix in 1841…


Added by Brian Cicirello on June 19, 2015 at 10:20am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "More of World War I and the community in France: The Berceau."

This postcard image from 1914 depicts one of the student dormitories at the Berceau of Saint Vincent de Paul (near Dax) temporarily transformed into a military hospital (hopital auxiliaire). Daughters of Charity from the orphanage and hospice served as nurses. In the left hand lower corner a confrere (wearing a biretta) plays a board game with one of the wounded…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 11, 2015 at 8:24am — No Comments

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