September 2015 Blog Posts (4)

Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: Rare Rosalie Rendu Holy Card



This rare late 19th century postcard of Rosalie Rendu does not use the familiar mature portrait image of Rosalie but pictures Rosalie as a younger sister. There is also a scene from the barricades of the Revolution of 1848, and a scene with two members of what is presumably the Saint Vincent de Paul Society.… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 27, 2015 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Surrogate Fathers: the Lazarists as Jesuit Successors

I am about to commence a new two year project at University College Dublin, which will examine the European fallout of the Jesuit suppressions commencing in 1759 in Portugal. This project, which is funded by the Irish research Council's Government of Ireland Fellowship, is an extension of the project begun under the auspices of the Vincentian Studies Institute in 2014.



The VSI grant allowed me to collect valuable archival resources in Portugal and Italy. These materials will… Continue

Added by Sean Alexander Smith on September 9, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week." A saint from the cradle

The Vincentiana Collection at Archives and Special Collections of DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library recently purchased…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 8, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the week: Bronze Bust of Saint Vincent de Paul



The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library recently purchased this late 19th century bronze bust of Saint Vincent de Paul. The bronze casting is of the highest quality, and the bust is mounted on a red marble base. The… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 1, 2015 at 1:41pm — No Comments

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