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 ephemera collections that illustrate engagement with the…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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 account also recalls the presence of his confreres from…Continue
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