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Liturgical Prayers In Honor Of Saint Vincent De Paul (Revised), John E. Rybolt Dec 2011

Liturgical Prayers In Honor Of Saint Vincent De Paul (Revised), John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

A revision and updating of a previously published study.


American Vincentian Provincial Assemblies, 1843-2010, John E. Rybolt Dec 2010

American Vincentian Provincial Assemblies, 1843-2010, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This study lists the provincial assemblies held by American Vincentians from 1843 to 2010, with details on individual assemblies. It deals with the American province to its division in 1888; then the Western Province (or Midwest, 1975-2010).


A Calendar Of Vincent De Paul, 1640-60, John E. Rybolt Dec 2010

A Calendar Of Vincent De Paul, 1640-60, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

Vincent de Paul Calendar, 1640-1660


A Calendar Of Vincent De Paul, John E. Rybolt Dec 2010

A Calendar Of Vincent De Paul, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This calendar is a day-by-day listing of the known activities of Vincent de Paul from 1596 (the year of his tonsure and minor orders) to 1660 (the year of his death). Its purpose is to show graphically his activities in chronological relation to each other and, where possible, to track his movements while traveling on missions or other activities.


Sources For Understanding Vincent De Paul, John E. Rybolt Dec 2010

Sources For Understanding Vincent De Paul, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This paper presents and explains the main sources for understanding Vincent de Paul: his writings, biographies, contemporary witnesses, studies and iconography.


Joseph Rosati, C.M. Itinerary (1815-1817), John E. Rybolt Dec 2010

Joseph Rosati, C.M. Itinerary (1815-1817), John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

The travel journal of Joseph Rosati, C.M., is here translated and edited for the first time. He described the beginnings of the Congregation of the Mission in the United States. His document parallels and supplements two other narratives written by his companion, Felix De Andreis, C.M.


A Calendar Of Vincent De Paul, 1596-1619, John E. Rybolt Dec 2010

A Calendar Of Vincent De Paul, 1596-1619, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

Calendar for 1596-1619


A Calendar Of Vincent De Paul, 1620-39, John E. Rybolt Dec 2010

A Calendar Of Vincent De Paul, 1620-39, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

Vincent de Paul Calendar, 1620-1639


Vincent De Paul And The Reform Of The Clergy, John E. Rybolt Feb 2010

Vincent De Paul And The Reform Of The Clergy, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

A presentation of the reforming activities of Vincent de Paul, in the context of the period following the Council of Trent. This focused on the moral lives of priests, the finances of the Church, and the appointment of bishops.


“According To Our Institute.” The Charter Of The Congregation Of The Mission, John E. Rybolt Dec 2009

“According To Our Institute.” The Charter Of The Congregation Of The Mission, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

St. Vincent often referred to the "Institute." The term is inherently ambiguous, but its meaning as "charter" is explained here. Two versions of the "charter" are compared. Its importance lies in its continuing existence as the nucleus of the identity of the Congregation of the Mission as established by the Church.


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.


The Vincentian Charism In North America, John E. Rybolt Dec 2006

The Vincentian Charism In North America, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This study examines whether the Vincentian charism exists in North America. The positive answer has to be seen against the backdrop of uniformity vs. adaptation, operative in every province. The specific American experience involved education (universities, seminaries), mission work. These are explained within the American context of size, immigration and geopolitical considerations. Specific American contributions to the Congregation of the Mission are mentioned.


Felix Deandreis, C.M., And Life On The American Frontier 1816-1820, John E. Rybolt Dec 2003

Felix Deandreis, C.M., And Life On The American Frontier 1816-1820, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This lecture offers an overview of the author's work on Felix De Andreis, first superior of the Congregation in the United States. The task of gathering information is explained. Then, by examining the subject's writings, a sense of life on the American frontier in 1816-1820 is given: sights, sounds, found and drink, health, populations, etc.


Joseph Rosati, C.M. (1789-1843). Pioneer American Bishop, John E. Rybolt Dec 2003

Joseph Rosati, C.M. (1789-1843). Pioneer American Bishop, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This biographical sketch covers the main points of his life: early life, first years of priest, coming to America, service as a bishop in New Orleans and St. Louis, service to the Church as envoy to Haiti, service to the Congregation. His dates: 1789-1843.


American Vincentian Evangelization: Some Historical Perspectives, John E. Rybolt Dec 2001

American Vincentian Evangelization: Some Historical Perspectives, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This presentation examines three myths about Vincentian life and work: seminaries, excellence, glorification of the past. Suggestions for the future are presented.


The Emblem And Motto Of The Congregation Of The Mission (Abridged), John E. Rybolt Dec 1994

The Emblem And Motto Of The Congregation Of The Mission (Abridged), John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This study will show that this familiar figure of Jesus and the motto Evangelizare pauperibus misit me both date from the time of Saint Vincent. However, the use of both of these together, with the motto surrounding the oval, dates only from the nineteenth century.


“As Good Friends.” Reflections On The Development Of The Concept Of Fraternal Life In The Congregation Of The Mission, John E. Rybolt Dec 1992

“As Good Friends.” Reflections On The Development Of The Concept Of Fraternal Life In The Congregation Of The Mission, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This study intends (1) to examine the Common Rules and several additional documents to reveal, at least in part, the mind of Vincent de Paul, (2) to go beyond documents to actual experiences, and (3) to trace the development of the concept of fraternal life in our modern documents.


Codex Sarzana, John E. Rybolt Dec 1990

Codex Sarzana, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

A first-ever publication of Codex Sarzana, a manuscript of the early rules and constitutions of the Congregation of the Mission, as written by or under the direction of Vincent de Paul. The majority of the material is a transcription of the Latin text.


The Genesis Of The Rules, John E. Rybolt Dec 1989

The Genesis Of The Rules, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

This study analyzes the historical development of the rules and "statutes" of the Daughters of Charity. Suggestions are made at the conclusion to aid in their analysis, with indications of where they are to be found.


Vincentian Missions Among Native Americans, John E. Rybolt Dec 1988

Vincentian Missions Among Native Americans, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

Pioneer Vincentian missionaries in the United States quickly had contacts with Native Americans and reported on these to their European superiors. These contacts ceased when the tribes moved away from Vincentian areas, but they were occasionally renewed in the twentieth century. Two maps help to locate events.


A Life Of Andrew Ferrari, C.M., John E. Rybolt Dec 1985

A Life Of Andrew Ferrari, C.M., John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

Andrew Ferrari was the first Vincentian to die in the United States (1822) after Felix DeAndreis (1820). Ferrari's brief and virtuous life is not well known. Joseph Rosati is the presumed author, and his account weaves together his recollections, original letters, and some printed material.


The Bible And Magister Gratian’S Canon Law, John E. Rybolt May 1984

The Bible And Magister Gratian’S Canon Law, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

The main work of canon law in the medieval period, the Decretum Gratiani, used the Bible at the heart of his legal sources. This paper surveys his methodology in the use of biblical texts. He used these texts in a direct and accessible manner, free of contrived accommodations. The result is a work of practical and pastoral exegesis.


Seminary Education In The Louisiana Territory: The Vincentian Contribution, John E. Rybolt Dec 1982

Seminary Education In The Louisiana Territory: The Vincentian Contribution, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

A review of early Vincentian seminary in the Louisiana Territory, followed by a discussion of quality of formation, control of programs, and financial support.


The Biblical Hermeneutics Of Magister Gratian. An Investigation Of Scripture And Canon Law In The Twelfth Century, John E. Rybolt Dec 1977

The Biblical Hermeneutics Of Magister Gratian. An Investigation Of Scripture And Canon Law In The Twelfth Century, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

The father of canon law, Gratian, compiled and explained previous ecclesiastical jurisprudence using, among other sources, the Bible. This dissertation presents the principles of Gratian's biblical interpretation. It is based on an analysis and explanation of representative passages in the Decretum Gratiani, 628 citations in all.