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Selected Works

2008

St. Vincent de Paul

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Full-Text Articles in European History

Two Unpublished Texts Concerning The Distribution Of The Vincentian Common Rules, 1658, John E. Rybolt Dec 2007

Two Unpublished Texts Concerning The Distribution Of The Vincentian Common Rules, 1658, John E. Rybolt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 Two brief unpublished texts, one in Italian and the other in Spanish, are from eyewitnesses to these events.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.