The Vincentiana Collection at the Special Collections Department at DePaul University recently acquired the memorial card for Sr. Helene Studler, a Daughter of Charity decorated for her work in the French Resistance during World War II.
Here is a link to a 1989 Vincentian Heritage Article:…
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Daughters of Charity's school, Japan, Takaoka (before 1964). © Archives des Filles de la Charité, Paris.
I’m delighted to announce the publication of an edited volume of essays about the Daugthers of Charity.
More than twenty scholars have studied the history of the…Continue
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To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Congregation of the Mission’s work in the United States, DePaul University Library, with the assistance of DePaul’s Office of Mission and Values, presents The Bicentennial Celebration of the Vincentians in America: An Exhibition at the John T. Richardson…
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Sean Smith and I are delighted to announce the publication of an edited volume of essays, which contains two substantial contributions on the early modern history of the Vincentians by Sean and Andrew McCormick.
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Congratulations to longtime Vincentian Studies Institute member Fr. John Rybolt, C.M. who will receive an Honorary Doctorate from Niagara University on Thursday, September 29th at Niagara’s Vincentian Convocation. The Convocation is an opportunity for the Niagara community to learn more about the Vincentian Mission, particularly the impact of a Vincentian education on the Church, society and the world. The Convocation strives to honor and celebrate people who embody the…Continue
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The most recent issue of Vincentian Heritage features two articles on Sr. Blandina Segale, S.C. (Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati) 1850-1941. Sr. Blandina is a famous figure on the proverbial "Old West." Plans are apparently underway to produce a T.V. series based on her life:…Continue
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Fr. John Rybolt has reported that a previously unknown linen sheet said to have belonged to Saint Vincent de Paul has surfaced in France. A closed Poor Clare monastery has donated the relic to the…Continue
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The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University has recently purchased a…Continue
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The Vincentiana Research Collection at the John T. Richardson Library of Chicago has purchased a rare copy of the 1737 bull of Clement XII canonizing Vincent de Paul. As is customary for papal documents it is known by its first two words in this case: "Superna Jerusalem"…Continue
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This Vincentian Studies Institute research library at the John T. Richardson Library of DePaul University has acquired a rare copy (1826) of Alexander Dallas' proposal for the establishment in England of a Protestant version of the Soeurs de la Charite of France. Dallas (1791-1869) was an Anglican clergyman interested in the conversion of Catholic in Ireland among other causes. His father had been a friend of Lord Byron. …Continue
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We are happy to announce that with the kind permission of the Province of St. Louise of the Daughters of Charity the Richardson Library has digitized and posted the updated edition of Annabelle Mellville's classic biography of Elizabeth Seton. This work joins the other Vincentian digitized texts on DePaul University's digital repository: Via Sapientiae. To access this work visit:…Continue
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Via Sapientiae the institutional repository for DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library has completed the digitzation of Joseph Dirvin's Frederick Ozanam: A Life in Letters. This volume, originally published in 1986, was digitized at the request of the National Council of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society in the U.S. which is the copyright holder. Watch for other digitized titles to be announced.
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The theme of this year's Donatus Mooney Seminar at UCD is 'Research and Writing Catholicism', with participants urged to think about the ways in which we approach the study of Catholic History in a 'post-confessional age'. My contribution is 'Traditionally Innovative? Taking the Vincentian Past into the Future', in which I hope to use my relations with the Vincentian Studies Institute and the development of the Vincentian collection on…Continue
My 2014 Exhibition on the Lazarists at the Irish College Paris has gone digital ! Check out http://expositions.centreculturelirlandais.com/hospice-and-charity.php?section1
The online exhibition…Continue
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As part of my ongoing new book project Succeeding the Jesuits, I have been excavating sources relevant to the Lazarists' short, but memorable, tenure as the Jesuits' successors in the Electoral Palatinate (Kurpfalz), a small but picturesque county in south-west…Continue
The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections recently purchased the c. turn of the 20th century photographic pastiche of images from the life of Saint Vincent branded, if you will, with the image of Our Lady of Buglose and the Berceau. The image while primitively done…Continue
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