November 2012 Blog Posts (4)

VHRN Newsnote: Newberry Library Exhibition "Politics, Piety, and Poison: French Pamphlets, 1600-1800"

The world-renowned Newberry Library in Chicago will present an exhibition entitled: "Politics, Piety, and Poison: French Pamphelts, 1600-1800."  The exhibition will run from 21 January 2013-13 April 2013 in the Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery.

"This exhibition displays French pamphlets published during the transitional period from the Ancien Regime to the French Revolution.  They served as modes of dissemination and diversion, teaching tools and educational models, and the…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 30, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Blog Post from the DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives at DePaul University

The DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives are the archives of the Western U.S. province of the Congregation of the Mission.  Since 2001 they have been located at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. The University is entrusted with their management by the province.  The archives provide rich documentation for the history of the Congregation of the Mission especially in the Western United States from 1818 to the present.  They also document the foreign missions of the province. This includes…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 28, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Sean Smith's successful doctoral defense.

Colleagues,

Please join me in congratulating our friend and colleague Sean Smith. Sean passed his Ph.D. defense on the 21 November 2012. The thesis was entitled “Fidelity to founder under the Bourbon regime: the Congregation of the Mission, 1660-1736.” Professor Dominique Deslandres (Université de Montréal) acted as external examiner, and Professor Steven G. Ellis (National University of Ireland, Galway) was internal examiner. In her report, Professor Deslandres judged the thesis to be…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Vincent de Paul."

 

Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Vincent de Paul by John E. Rybolt, C.M., Ligouri Press, 2012. 128 pages. ISBN: 978-0764820106

 

"St. Vincent de Paul was very faithful to meditation, which sets a good example for us in our busy world. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Vincent de…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on November 15, 2012 at 9:55pm — No Comments

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