Day: April 30, 2012

“In Deeds & Words: The Prejean Ministry Against the Death Penalty,” Library Exhibit Opening And Reception with Sr. Helen Prejean

DePaul University Special Collections and Archives will open a new exhibit on May 14th, drawn from the personal papers of Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ. In Deeds and Words: the Prejean Ministry Against the Death Penaltyreveals notable moments in Sr. Helen’s 30 years of advocacy on behalf of death row inmates

St. Vincent’s Reading List XXVIII: Vincent and the Visitation Order

La Maniere de donner l’habit aux Soeurs de la Visitation de Saincte Marie. Lyon: Vincent de Cursillys, 1643. Call Number: SpC. 255.975 M278c1643   Vincent de Paul’s relationship with the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary began with its founders Francois de Sales and Jeanne-Francoise Fremiot Baronne de Chantal.

Napoleon Rides Again: New Donations in DePaul’s Special Collections

While the events surrounding the feats and follies of Napoleon Bonaparte’s rise to power and remarkable military campaigns are some 200 years in the past, their history continues to live on through continued donations to DePaul’s Special Collections and Archives. A recent transfer of rare book materials from Christian Brothers