Month: April 2014

Saint Vincent’s Reading List LII: A Favorite Theological Work, and Theologian, of Vincent’s

Compendium Manualis Controversiarum Huius Temporis de Fide ac Religione, by Martin Becan. Paris: Mathurinum Henault, 1631. Call Number: SpC. 230.209032 B388c 1631 From the ease with which Vincent de Paul quoted the Fathers of the Church, the Council of Trent, scripture, and contemporary theologians, it is apparent that his theological

World Catholicism Week at DePaul, April 7-11, 2014

The sixth annual World Catholicism Week will be held April 7-11, 2014 at DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus.  The themes include “Scattered & Gathered:” Catholics in Diaspora, Spiritual Tools for a Secular World, and Sweatshops & Sacraments: Catholic Approaches to the Apparel Industry. If you’re interested in any of the issues raised

St. Vincent’s Handwritten Letters

In 1969, DePaul University acquired its first original, handwritten letter by St. Vincent de Paul (1581-1660), presented by the well-known book collector and DePaul alumnus Abel Berland. Since that time, through other generous gifts and judicious purchases, it has added to that first letter seven-fold. DePaul’s eight Vincent letters represents