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Poverty Reduction And Vincentian Higher Education Institutions, Marco Tavanti, Craig Mousin Sep 2011

Poverty Reduction And Vincentian Higher Education Institutions, Marco Tavanti, Craig Mousin

Craig B. Mousin

Dr. Marco Tavanti and Craig Mousin discuss with Dr. Scott Kelly the university's responsibility for poverty reduction as expressed in the conferences and special number of Vincentian Heritage "What would Vincent do? Vincentian Higher Education and Poverty Reduction"


Enlightened Charity, Martha Libster, Betty Ann Mcneil, Dc Dec 2008

Enlightened Charity, Martha Libster, Betty Ann Mcneil, Dc

Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.

Enlightened Charity contextualizes the healing heritage of holistic nursing care within the context of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul who developed and practiced nursing principles throughout France in the seventeenth century under the leadership of Saint Louise de Marillac (1591-1660). The sisters moved from home health care in 1633 to managing the Hospital of Saint-Jean at Angers in 1639, and elsewhere. Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821) adopted the Vincentian spirit and mission for her Sisters of Charity, founded at Emmitsburg, MD, in 1809.  Notable among the sisterhood, Sister Matilda Coskery (1799-1870) distinguished herself in nursing, psychiatric ...