September 2012 Blog Posts (3)

VHRN Announcement: "What did Louise Say?" Online quotes database debuts

 

 

New Database Spreads the Wisdom of Louise de Marillac

What did Louise say? (http://topaz.cstcis.cti.depaul.edu/ldm) DePaul University has launched a searchable, interactive Internet database that provides worldwide access to the wisdom of St. Louise de Marillac. It serves as a companion to “What did Vincent Say?,” (…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 26, 2012 at 8:56am — 2 Comments

VHRN Book of the week: "Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France."

 

Matthew Gerber: "Bastards.  Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France,"  (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012). pp. 274. ISBN 978-0-19-975537-0.

 

This volume explores the evolving jurisprudence and social customs in Early Modern France with respect to illegitimacy and the…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 20, 2012 at 8:50pm — No Comments

VHRN Footnote: The Relics of Saint Vincent de Paul During the French Revolution

Paul Pisani, L’Église de Paris et la Révolution (Paris: Picard, 1908). 4 vols.

An interesting note with respect to St. Vincent’s relics during the French Revolution is found in Volume 3, pg. 377

“Le 19 juillet 1797, M. Dubois, qui etait Lazariste, voulut donner une solennité extraordinaire à la fête de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul. Il y eut un concours immense de fidèles; 200 prêtres assistaient à la cérémonie qui présida l’évêque de Saint-Papoul; l’abbé de Boulogne fit le panégyrique du…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 8, 2012 at 9:38pm — No Comments

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