September 2018 Blog Posts (3)

VHRN Newsnote: New Elizabeth Seton Biography Published

In 1975, two centuries after her birth, Pope Paul VI canonized Elizabeth Ann Seton, making her the first saint to be a native-born citizen of the United States in the Roman Catholic Church. Seton came of age in Manhattan as the city and her family struggled to rebuild themselves after the Revolution, explored both contemporary philosophy and Christianity, converted to…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 13, 2018 at 5:12pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "L'Hospital General Charitable a Paris." 1657 work acquired

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul Universit's Archives and Special Collections Department has recently acquired a copy of the 1657 announcement about the establishment of the Hospital General of Paris. This controversial institution sought to assist the masses of the urban poor in Paris, but to do so only by depriving the poor of their liberty. The King, Archbishop…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on September 4, 2018 at 7:27pm — No Comments

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