The award-winning documentary: Vincent de Paul: Charity's Saint (2010) is now available online in English, French, and Spanish at:
The documentary is now broken down into chapters to facilitate…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 28, 2011 at 9:25am — No Comments
The Vincentian Studies Institute of DePaul University has a long standing grant program to support Vincentian historical research.
For more information:http://mission.depaul.edu/Programs/funding/VSIGrant/Pages/default.aspx
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 25, 2011 at 8:53am — No Comments
I just came across in "The Economist" a novel way to get funding for books and research projects.
In essence... " The (publishing) business needs fresh ideas. Enter Unbound, a British effort to “crowd-fund” books. Visitors to its website can pledge money for a book that is only part-written. If enough money is…Continue
Added by John Freund CM on July 24, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
The Vincentian Encyclopedia has posted an English translation of THE FAITH OF VINCENT DE PAUL IN THE MIDST OF AN UNBELIEVING SOCIETY by Luis González-Carvajal Santabárbara.
"We have seen that even though Vincent lived in the midst of a situation seemingly different from our own, he did not find it easy to believe. His experience teaches us that the difficulties of life can become an authentic moment of kairos for the faith because, as mature love is that love which has…
Added by John Freund CM on July 21, 2011 at 10:26pm — No Comments
Sister Betty Ann McNeil, D.C., provincial archivist for the Daughters of Charity, Emmitsburg, has edited Civil War accounts, records, and correspondence for publication during the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War years.
The following titles are available from the Seton Heritage Shop of the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth…Continue
Martha M. Libster, Ph.D., R.N., and Betty Ann McNeil, D.C., Enligthtened Charity: The Holistic Nursing Care, Education, and Advices Concerning the Sick of Sr. Mathilda Coskery (1799-1870). (Golden Apple Publications: 2009). 528 pp. ISBN-13: 978-0975501825.
From the publisher: "Enligthened Charity is a lost history important to the…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 12, 2011 at 9:12pm — No Comments
The Vincentian Encyclopedia has just posted an English translation of a Spanish article contrasting the views of Frederic Ozanam and Fr. Etienne, sometimes referred to as the second founder of the Congregation of the Mission.…Continue
Added by John E. Rybolt, C.M. on July 4, 2011 at 11:15am — No Comments
The Vincentian Studies Institute and the John T. Richardson Library of DePaul University are happy to announce the launching of a new Vincentian web-portal entitled: "All Things Vincentian." This portal is designed to welcome and direct those interested in Vincentian history, spirituality, and praxis to one dedicated, multi-layered website with rich content. Please visit our new site:
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 2, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
Gillian Weiss, Captives and Corsairs France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean, (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011), 389 pp. ISBN: 978-008047-7000-2
From the book jacket:
Captives and Corsairs uncovers a forgotten story in the history of relations between Islam and the West: three centuries of corsair raids on French…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 1, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments