July 2014 Blog Posts (6)

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week. The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University 7/28/2014

This early 20th century holy card is a rare example illustrating the work of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society. Two members are shown distributing bread to the poor.

The card is Czech. The Vincentiana Collections at the Archives and Special Collections of DePaul University include material culture or…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 28, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Coste English edition, index volume

After nearly forty years of work, the final volume of the English translation of Pierre Coste's edition of the Correspondence, Conferences, and Documents of Vincent de Paul is to appear shortly.

Consult the flyer below for publication information.

The annotated Index for the entire series, Vincent de Paul, Correspondence, Conferences, Documents, is now available. This is your opportunity to complete your set of the marvelous collection of…

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Added by John E. Rybolt, C.M. on July 25, 2014 at 3:16pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Rev. Jack Melito, C.M. passes away. Popular V.S.I. author

THE REVEREND IGNATIUS M. MELITO, C.M.

 The Reverend Ignatius M. Melito, C.M., entered into eternal life on July 18, 2014 at St. Louis.  He was 88 years old.

 

Fr. Jack, as he was affectionately called, was born in the city famous for Mardi Gras – New Orleans, on July 8, 1926 to Edna (Flynn) and August J. Melito.  He grew up in our parish of St. Joseph in the heart of New Orleans and home to the largest church in the South, where he attended…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 20, 2014 at 5:34pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University 7/20/2014

This week's featured purchase for the Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library, is a mid to late 19th century painted porcelain figure of a Daughter of Charity holding a…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 20, 2014 at 5:26pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University 7/13/2014

This week's featured purchase from the Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections is a late 19th century holy card depicting the death of Vincent de Paul. The surviving account of Vincent's last days documented the fact that he died fully-clothed sitting upright in a chair. The…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 13, 2014 at 6:33pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Collection Purchase of the Week 7/6/2014



This week's purchase is a mid-nineteenth century colorized holy card depicting Vincent de Paul celebrating his first mass. This has traditionally been believed to have taken place at the Chapel of Our Lady of Grace in the town of… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 6, 2014 at 8:36pm — No Comments

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