Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 11, 2012 at 9:59pm — No Comments
The attached article is from the New York Times, and describes the work of a French forensic scientist who specializes in French historical figures. I have often thought it would be interesting to have a DNA and detailed forensic workup done on the relics of Saint Vincent.
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 8, 2012 at 7:29am — No Comments
As part of its onging series on the 150th anniversary of the Civil War the New York Times on June 14, 2012 published an article recounting an incident that took place at St. Vincent de Paul Church in St. Louis (founded in 1844 and still run by the Vincentians). See the following:
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 20, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
I am pleased to announce that the Daughters of Charity Archives of the Province of St. Louise has launched a Facebook page:
As you may know, the archives, located in Emmitsburg, MD, is now under construction. This page will give us the opportunity to keep all of you abreast of the…Continue
Added by Denise Gallo on June 16, 2012 at 4:10pm — No Comments
The DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives serves as the provincial archives for the Western Province (U.S.A.) of the Congregation of the Mission. The provincial headquarters are located outside of St. Louis, Missouri. Since 2001 the archives have been located in the Archives and Special Collections Department of the John T. Richarson Library of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. The university was founded by the Vincentians in 1898. The archive documents the activities of the…Continue
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Denise P. Gallo, Ph.D., Appointed Provincial Archivist for Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise
The Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise announce the appointment of Denise P. Gallo, Ph.D., as Provincial Archivist. Dr. Gallo will oversee the Provincial…
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on June 8, 2012 at 2:02pm — No Comments
One of Hugo's famous novel Les Misérables was published 150 years ago.
Many papers have commemorated it this year.
But few of them insisted on the French catholics' reactions.
It is said that Les Misérables is the novel about the fail of charity. At that time, Catholics…Continue
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Jean-Pascal Gay, Morales en conflit Théologie et polémique au Grand Siècle (1640-1700) Paris: Cerf Histoire, 2011, pp. 984. ISBN: 978-2204091503.
From the book cover:
Cet ouvrage explore le long conflit qui divise le catholicisme français du second XVIIe siècle autour de la morale, depuis les premières escarmouches du début du siècle jusqu’aux condamnations prononcées par le clergé de France in 1700. L’étude de ce conflit repose sur la mise en relation de…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on May 3, 2012 at 5:16pm — No Comments
Aimé Richardt, Le Jansénisme. De Jansénius à la mort de Louis XIV, Paris, François-Xavier de Guibert, 2011. 2nd edition, pp. 277. ISBN: 978-2-7554-0469-2
From the book cover:
“Après le débat sur la grâce et le libre-arbitre à l’origine des sanglantes guerres de religion du XVIe siècle, le mouvement janséniste, à la fin du XVIIe siècle, ouvrit à nouveau la querelle ébranlant, de manière plus “feutrée,” le monde des théologiens.
Le sujet fundamental…
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 26, 2012 at 6:15am — No Comments
Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnee & Olivier Tort (dir). L'union du Trone et de l'Autel? Politique et religion sous la Restauration, (Paris: Paris-Sorbonne, 2012), pp. 252. ISBN 978-2-84050-807-6.
From the jacket cover:
"L'union du Trone et de l'Autel" est une formule devenue banale a force d'etre repetee pour designer les relations entre pouvoir politique et pouvoir religieux sous la Restauration. Or de nombreuses tensions demeurent, trop souvent occultees ou…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on April 16, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
The Vincentian Studies Institute of the United States is happy to announce that volumes 11 and 12 of Pierre Coste's, Correspondence, Conferences, Documents (Conferences to the Congregation of the Mission) have now been posted on our digital repository Via Sapientiae. Our thanks to Sr. Marie Poole and the Vincentian Translation Project! Please click here:
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Louise de Marillac was canonized in 1934. On April 6, 1950, her monumental statue took its place in the last internal niche inside St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The Vincentiana Material Culture collection at DePaul University recently aquired a news photo of the statue as it was being wheeled into the basilica for its installation.
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 15, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
DePaul University Appoints Sister Betty Ann McNeil, D.C., Vincentian Scholar-in-Residence
Sister Betty Ann McNeil, D.C., will join DePaul University as its second Vincentian Scholar- in- Residence in the school’s Office of Mission and Values. The Vincentian Scholar-in-Residence program seeks to…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 12, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
Antonio Furioli,Vangelo e testimonianza. L'esperienza di san Giustino de Jacobis in Abissinia (1839-1860), Torino: Edizioni San Paolo, 2008, pp. 550. ISBN: 978-88-215-6310-2
"Oggi la Chiesa e chiamata a vivere una missione piu essenziale, fondata sull testimonianza cristiana. Il dono di se, l'attenzione all cultura, il dialogo, il solidarieta, l'impegno per la promozione e la liberazione dell'uomo...sono logiche conseguenze della valenza testimoniale della vocazione…Continue
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As we approach the feast of Saint Louise de Marillac, the Vincentian Studies Institute and the Office of Mission…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 29, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments
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The latest issue of this journal published by the French provinces has an anthology of the writings of Justin de Jacobis (1800-1860, canonized 1975) the great 19th century missionary to Ethiopia. These come from the two…Continue
Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 19, 2012 at 10:28am — No Comments