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Surrogate Fathers, Journal of Ecclesiastical History

An article written on the Lazarist successions to the Jesuits after their abolition in the eighteenth century in various locations has been published today by the Journal of Ecclesiastical History. This is the second output from my recent research project, begun with funding from the VSI and then the Irish Research Council. My article published by the Vincentian Heritage Journal last year dealt solely with the Evora succession; in contrast this article leans on records I found in Italy,… Continue

Added by Sean Alexander Smith on May 18, 2017 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Publication news. History of Daughters of Charity in Britain 1847-2017

Leaving God for God: Daughters of Charity in Britain 1847-2017

Leaving God for God is a study of five generations of Catholic Sisters in Britain from 1847 to 2017 and of their wide-ranging ministries to people in poverty.

Written with full access to the Daughters of…

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Added by Susan O'Brien on May 12, 2017 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Eugène Boré: a letter from Azerbaijan

This letter, which I found recently in the British Library, is from Eugène Boré, one-time Lazarist superior general, penned from Julfa in Azerbaijan on 6 August 1841.

Boré, of course, needs little introduction. At least since 1894, when Léonce de la Rallaye wrote his first biography of the man (see Eugène Boré et les origines de la question d'Orient, Paris 1894), Boré's contributions to the fields of education, philology and ethnography have been…

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Added by Sean Alexander Smith on April 21, 2017 at 8:37am — No Comments

Forthcoming Publication Announcement "In Missouri's Wilds St. Mary of the Barrens and the American Catholic Church, 1818 to the present."



From the publisher Truman State University Press

"In 1818, a small group of Catholic clerics established a religious community in southeastern Missouri and opened a school, grounded in its European Vincentian roots but influenced by the isolation of its rural location. St. Mary's of the… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 19, 2017 at 10:39am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Publication of "Antoine Frederic Ozanam" by Raymond L. Sickinger



Raymond Sickinger’s biography of Antoine Frédéric Ozanam is more than a chronological account of Ozanam’s relatively brief but extraordinary life. It is also a comprehensive study of a man who touched many lives as a teacher, writer, and principal founder of the Society of St. Vincent de… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 13, 2017 at 9:18am — No Comments

English-language Vincentian Annals now available online

DePaul University Library and DePaul’s Office of Mission and Values are proud to announce the digital publication of The Annals of the…

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Added by Andrew H Rea on April 10, 2017 at 9:44am — No Comments

mostra iconografica san Vincenzo de' Paoli in Italia

Sono un funzionario storico dell'arte e lavoro in Italia. Sto curando per il prossimo mese di dicembre una mostra sull'iconografia di San Vincenzo in Italia dal Settecento all'inizio del Novecento, che si terrà presso il Collegio Alberoni a Piacenza. Chiunque conoscesse immagini, dipinti, statue, disegni, libri, incisioni "italiane" vincenziane in Italia, in Europa  o in America può contattarmi all'indirizzo…

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Added by Angelo Loda on March 31, 2017 at 2:12pm — 2 Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Revised edition of "Praying with Elizabeth Ann Seton" is published by the V.S.I.

By Margaret Alderman and Josephine Burns, D.C.

New edition edited by Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.

 

 

As the first saint to grow from the soil of the United States, Elizabeth Ann Seton holds a special place in the story of the…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 17, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Sr. Margaret Beaudette, S.C. dies. Distinguished Vincentian artist and sculptor

Sr. Margaret Beaudette, S.C.. of the New York Sisters of Charity died on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Sr. Margaret was a distinguished artist and sculptor whose work was widespread and enormously popular. One of her most famous statues is of Saint Vincent de Paul surrounded by students. Originally…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 14, 2017 at 1:39pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week Early 19th century transferware plate of Saint Vincent

The Vincentiana Collection in Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired an early-19th century decorative transferware plate depicting Saint Vincent de Paul rescuing foundlings in the snow-covered streets. This types of decorative plates were very popular…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 13, 2017 at 4:50pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week. Rare 18th century images of Daughters of Charity

The Vincentiana Collections of the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired four very rare pre-revolutionary (18th century) hand-colored images depicting Daughters of Charity.  These images are small (approx. 2 by 3 inches).  The style of the sisters' habits, the printing font, and type of paper all suggest this dating.…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 5, 2017 at 10:46am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 1864 Descendants of Vincent de Paul's family



This rare carte-de-visite is a souvenir of the dedication of the saint's birthplace shrine in April 1864. The elderly woman seated on the step in the lower right hand of the picture was also featured in a separate photo as the oldest living… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 27, 2017 at 5:23pm — No Comments

VHRN Publication Notes: "Des Filles de la Charite aux Soeurs de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul"

DES FILLES DE LA CHARITÉ AUX SOEURS DE SAINT-VINCENT-DE-PAUL

QUATRE SIÈCLES DE CORNETTES (XVIIE-XXE SIÈCLE). SOUS LA DIRECTION DE MATTHIEU BREJON DE LAVERGNÉE…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 22, 2017 at 8:17am — No Comments

VHRN Publication Notice: "Les Lazaristes aux Mascareignes aux XVIIe et XIXe siecles: Ile Bourbon et Ile de France"

LES LAZARISTES AUX MASCAREIGNES AUX XVIIIE ET XIXE SIÈCLES Ile Bourbon (La Réunion) et Ile de France (Maurice)

Marc Thieffry HISTOIRE RELIGIONS CHRISTIANISME OCÉAN INDIEN Ile Maurice Réunion

La Congrégation de la Mission a été fondée en 1625 par Saint Vincent de…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 8, 2017 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Daughters of Charity in World War II: Sending parcels to a Prisoner of War camp





This French press photo dated July 2, 1942 shows Daughters of Charity in Paris preparing packages to be sent to French prisoners of War in Stalag VIIa. Wikipedia has the following entry with respect to this camp:" Stalag VII-A (in full:… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 31, 2017 at 5:23pm — No Comments

DePaul University: St. Vincent's Reading List



Saint Vincent’s Reading List LXVIII: Queen Marguerite de Valois (1553-1615)



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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 30, 2017 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Father John E. Rybolt receives 2016 Pierre Coste Prize

The Rev. John E. Rybolt, C.M., is the recipient of the 2016 Pierre Coste Prize, which was presented Dec. 12 by the Vincentian Studies Institute. Fr. Rybolt, who was ordained in 1967, is a Vincentian scholar-in-residence at DePaul University. He receives the honor in part for his…

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Added by Brian Cicirello on January 11, 2017 at 1:11pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Simone Zurawski article published in Sacred Architecture

Our colleague Simone Zurawski from DePaul University has an article published in the latest issue of Sacred Architecture, Issue 30, 2016, pgs. 11-20. The article is entitled: The Alliance des Arts

, the Chapelle des Lazaristes, and the Reliquary Shrine of Saint Vincent de…

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on January 4, 2017 at 4:15pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: The Many Faces of Vincent de Paul: Nineteenth Century French Romanticism and the Sacred

In the new year the DePaul University Art Museum will host an exhibition guest curated by Rev. Edward R. Udovic, C.M., Ph.D.  This special exhibition is titled: "The Many Faces of Vincent de Paul: Nineteenth Century French Romanticism and the Sacred.  Sculptures, holy cards, textiles, decorative arts…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 17, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

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