December 2015 Blog Posts (4)

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the week: Rare 19th century holy card of Vincent de Paul

This mid-to-late 19th century, color, holy card has an unusual depiction of St. Vincent on a battlefield

with confreres and a Daughter of Charity ministering in the background. This is no doubt inspired by a similar original 18th century painting from Saint-Lazare now in the parish church of Sainte-Marguerite… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 21, 2015 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Update on Online Source

‘Vincentian Missionaries in Seventeenth-Century Europe and Africa: A Digital Edition of Sources from the Vatican Archives’

We are constantly adding to the catalogue and transcriptions for this collection. There are now 690 documents catalogued and published, along with an extensive biographical dictionary and other supporting materials.

Please see, for further information, and bookmark and…


Added by Alison Forrestal on December 7, 2015 at 7:05am — No Comments

Letters of Frédéric Ozanam: available in Spanish

Letters of Frédéric Ozanam: available in Spanish

Excellent news for Spanish-speaking Vincentians : after five years of study, research and translation, the Spanish edition of the letters of Frédéric Ozanam sees the light of day, with the permission of the International Confederation of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul and of the descendants of Frédéric Ozanam.

The full correspondence (from the six-volume critical edition in French) is…


Added by Javier F. Chento on December 4, 2015 at 8:55pm — 1 Comment

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week" Blessed St. Vincent de Paul and Foundlings

The Vincentiana Collection of Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University has acquired this beautifully hand-colored engraving (12x17) of Blessed St. Vincent de Paul and the Foundlings. The combination of "Blessed St." is highly unusual. The print is dated from the second quarter of the 19th century.… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 2, 2015 at 6:14pm — No Comments

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