July 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Courtiers with a Conscience: the Lazarists of Versailles and Saint-Cyr, 1674-1704

I am pleased to share with our Vincentian Network news of my first peer-reviewed article, recently published by French History (OUP).

The link to the article can be found at http://fh.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/07/29/fh.crt053.short?rss=1

Added by Sean Alexander Smith on July 31, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Website for Vincentian History Project Debuts

Fr. John Rybolt has established a website to promote the six volume history of the Congregation of the Mission which he has been working on for the last decade.  For more information see:


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 22, 2013 at 9:33pm — No Comments

200th Anniversary, Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph's (Emmitsburg, MD USA) made vows based on Daughters of Charity Vow Formula, 19 July 1813

19 July 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of Mother Seton and seventeen American Sisters of Charity (Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph's), making annual vows for the first time based on the vow formula of the Company of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul.  Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton founded the Sisters of Charity at Emmitsburg, MD (USA), 31 July 1809. 

Sisters Marie-Anne Bizeray, Marguerite Woirin, and Augustine Chauvin, Daughters of Charity in Bordeaux, France, enclosed the…


Added by Betty Ann McNeil, D.C. on July 19, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Resources on Daughters of Charity as Sister Nurses in US Civil War (1861-1865)

The current issue of U.S. Catholic Historian  focuses on Catholics and the Civil War. Included is my article  "Daughters of Charity: Courageous and Compassionate Civil War Nurses," in the Winter 2013 issue (31, #1), pp. 51-72.

The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and the Province of St. Louise DC Historical Archives have extensive exhibits of aritacts, writings, and stories of the sister nurses at Emmitsburg, Maryland and on Facebook. The Daughters Civil War Annals…


Added by Betty Ann McNeil, D.C. on July 11, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

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