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Vincentian Education: A Survey Of Its History, John E. Rybolt Dec 2007

Vincentian Education: A Survey Of Its History, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

St. Vincent de Paul did not specifically include works of education among the purposes of the Congregation of the Mission. Nevertheless he worked in many ways to foster the education of people and priests. His confreres continued this commitment to seminaries and other schools, particularly in overseas missions. Their quality was highly regarded. A review of Vincentian universities follows, together with an assessment of changes after the Second Vatican Council. These helped the Congregation to focus on St. Vincent's goal of service of the poor.


Two Unpublished Texts Concerning The Distribution Of The Vincentian Common Rules, 1658, John E. Rybolt Dec 2007

Two Unpublished Texts Concerning The Distribution Of The Vincentian Common Rules, 1658, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

St. Vincent de Paul distributed the Common Rules for the Congregation of the Mission in 1658: in Latin for the priests, and in French for the others. Two brief unpublished texts, one in Italian and the other in Spanish, are from eyewitnesses to these events. These texts are transcribed, translated, and explained.


The Primitive Common Rules Of The Congregation Of The Mission, John E. Rybolt Dec 2007

The Primitive Common Rules Of The Congregation Of The Mission, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

The earliest Common Rules of the Congregation of the Mission, written by St. Vincent de Paul, have long been unrecognized. They are here published for the first time, in French and English, together with an explanation. These primitive rules are compared with the published rules of 1658.