August 2015 Blog Posts (5)

VHRN Publication Announcement: "Balm of Hope: Charity Afire Impels Daughters of Charity Civil War Nurses"

Betty Ann McNeil, D.C., ed., Balm of Hope: Charity Afire Impels Daughters of Charity Civil War Nurses, Mary Denis Maher, C.S.A., Foreword; Janet Leigh Bucklew, Introduction (Chicago: DePaul University Vincentian Studies Institute, 2015), 558 pp., annotated, 50 historic images, 6 maps and tables,…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 26, 2015 at 10:55am — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Historia Abierta de la Congregacion de la Mision en Espana (1704-2000)



Mixtel Olabuénaga es sacerdote paúl (C.M.) Nacido en Orduna (Bizkaia, 1951), estudia las humanidades en Murguia (Álava), Cuenca y Madrid. Inicia sus estudios universitarios en Zaragoza (Filosofía y Letras) y los concluye en Bilbao (Universidad de Duesto): Teologia (1976) e Historia (Licenciataura,… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 23, 2015 at 7:20pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week 8/17/2015 St. Vincent's original parish church: Pouy

This small rare sepia photograph was recently acquired by the Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections. The photograph shows the original parish church at Pouy (near Dax) where St. Vincent was baptized and where he presumably also made his first communion. The…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 17, 2015 at 6:07pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Legion d'honneur: Francois Verdier"



On April 18, 1930 Francois Verdier the Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission (1919-1933) was received at the Elysee Palace by the President of France, Gaston Doumergue and awarded the Legion of Honor. This article appeared in the newspaper: "Le Petit…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 7, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Could this be a portrait of Louise de Marillac?

The above painting is in the collection of the Museum Calvet in Avignon France. It is described as a "Portrait d'une Religieuse." It is attributed to the "Ecole Francaise XVIIe, Inv. 278). The upper right-hand corner has the notation of 1644 and the signature of Lenain. The Le Nain brothers: Antoine (c.…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 2, 2015 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

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