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One of the strengths of the university is our dedication to exploring the intellectual underpinnings of our mission and values. To this end, the Office of Mission and Values sponsors a series of lecture programs in which we invite a wide variety of noted experts to share the research, questions, conclusions and insights of their research to an academic community which seeks to engage the great questions of our time from DePaul's distinctive institutional perspective.
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September 2013

Cultural Adaptation In Vincentian Missions

Cultural Adaptation In Vincentian Missions

9/26/13


A recorded roundtable discussion Fr. John Rybolt discussed his research on how the Missioners encountered other cultures and what adaptations they made.


St. Vincent's Reading List

St. Vincent's Reading List

9/25/13

Fr. Ed Udovic, CM, gives a lecture on St. Vincent's Reading List for the DRMA Lecture Series. The lecture was presented at the Richardson Library on September 25, 2013.

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May 2013

DRMA Spring Lecture II

DRMA Spring Lecture II

5/22/2013


Topic: Publication Lecture -The Vincentians, A General History of the Congregation of the Mission (2. The Eighteenth Century to 1789). Speaker: John Rybolt, C.M.


DRMA Spring 2013 Lecture I

DRMA Spring 2013 Lecture I

5/9/2013


"From devots to Jansenists: Port-Royal and the Origins of Heresy in France". Speaker: Daniella Kostroun, Ph.D.


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April 2013

Frederic Ozanam Lecture, Spring 2013.

Frederic Ozanam Lecture, Spring 2013.

4/18/2013


"Frederic Ozanam, Systemic Thinking, and Systemic Change." Lecturer Raymond L. Sickinger, Ph. D.


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March 2013

DRMA Winter Lecture

DRMA Winter Lecture

3/4/13


Toward a New Reading of the Political Thought of the dévot faction: the opposition to Cardinal Richelieu's ministeriat


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February 2013

Louise De Marillac Lecture 2013

Louise De Marillac Lecture 2013

2/20/13


Vincentian Mission—Hope and Healing for Victims: Daughters of Charity Civil War Nurses Deliver Comfort


MLK Reflections - Bernard Kleina

MLK Reflections - Bernard Kleina

2/6/13


Lecturer: Bernard Kleina, a professional photographer and media consultant, and executive director of the HOPE Fair Housing Center in Wheaton, Ill.


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October 2012

Vincent de Paul Lecture 2012

Vincent de Paul Lecture 2012

10/31/12


Mark McGreevy, Group Chief Executive of DePaul International discusses the top ten issues facing homelessness charities today.


DRMA Fall 2012 Lecture

DRMA Fall 2012 Lecture

10/12/12


Evangelizing Slaves: French missionaries in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean. Lecturer: Dr. Gillian Lee Weiss


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May 2012

Vincentian Footprints in China

Vincentian Footprints in China

5/16/12

Spring 2012 DRMA Lecture: Vincentian Footprints in China: The Lives, Deaths, and Legacies of Francis Clet, CM, and John Gabriel Perboyre, CM

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April 2012

Frederic Ozanam Lecture Spring Quarter 2012

Frederic Ozanam Lecture Spring Quarter 2012

4/10/12


Topic: “Poverty and Relief in 19th Century Europe: New Approaches to The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul’s History” Speaker: Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée, Ph.D.


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March 2012

Louise de Marillac: From Leading Lady to Protagonist

Louise de Marillac: From Leading Lady to Protagonist

3/6/12

Sr. Joyce Weller, D.C. Executive Director, Daughters of Charity Foundation, which awards grants and subsidies to Daughters of Charity ministries throughout the Province of the West, specifically in California, Arizona, Utah and Alaska.

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January 2012

The Spiritual Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Spiritual Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

1/27/2012


Dr. Lewis V. Baldwin, The Spiritual Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


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October 2011

The Daughters of Charity and Sisters' Hospital

The Daughters of Charity and Sisters' Hospital

10/17/2011


Kristine Gunnell, Ph.D, gives the lecture: Modernizing the Mission: The Daughters of Charity and Sisters Hospital, Los Angeles, 1856 - 1900


What Must Be Done? A Vincentian View on Climate Change.

What Must Be Done? A Vincentian View on Climate Change.

10/17/2011

Mark Potosnak, Assistant Professor in Environmental Sciences speaks at the Lunch with Vincent series.

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May 2011

Interview:Fr. Udovic interviews Sean Smith

Interview:Fr. Udovic interviews Sean Smith

5/9/2011


Fr. Edward Udovic interviews Sean Smith about his doctoral research.


DRMA Spring Quarter Lecture - Sean Smith

DRMA Spring Quarter Lecture - Sean Smith

5/9/2011


Celebrating the Sun-King: The Congregation of the Mission, Charity and the French State under Louis XIV 1674-1704


God is Not One - Stephen Prothero

God is Not One - Stephen Prothero

5/8/2011


Lecture: God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions that Run the World and Why Their Differences Matter.


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March 2011

DRMA Winter Lecture: Rev. John Rybolt, C.M.

DRMA Winter Lecture: Rev. John Rybolt, C.M.

3/7/2011


“The Vincentians: A General History of the Congregation of the Mission” Rev. John Rybolt, C.M., introduced the first volume of a new six-volume history of the Vincentians, discussing their lives and work from a rarely explored perspective.


Dr. Michael Olivas, I Had A DREAM Act

Dr. Michael Olivas, I Had A DREAM Act

3/7/2011


I Had A DREAM Act: Undocumented College Students in the States and in Congress. Dr. Michael A. Olivas


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October 2010

My 13 Years in Kenya

My 13 Years in Kenya

10/09/10

Rev. John Richardson C.M. gives a first-hand analysis of the prospects and problems facing the people of Kenya and life in Nyeri.

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September 2010

Vincent de Paul Lecture 2010

Vincent de Paul Lecture 2010

9/13/10


Joseph Bergin Professor of History, University of Manchester Moving in High Circles: Vincent de Paul and the Politics of the French Church During the Catholic Reformation


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July 2010

Market and Mission Opening Remarks

Market and Mission Opening Remarks

07/15/2010


Opening remarks by Brian Spittle. Recorded at the 2010 Symposium Balancing Market and Mission: Enrollment Management Strategies in Catholic Higher Education.


Tulips, Pyramids and Checkerboards

Tulips, Pyramids and Checkerboards

07/15/2010


Tulips, Pyramids and Checkerboards, David Kalsbeek. Recorded at the 2010 Symposium Balancing Market and Mission: Enrollment Management Strategies in Catholic Higher Education.


Catholic Higher Education Marketplace

Catholic Higher Education Marketplace

07/15/2010


Catholic Higher Education Marketplace, Jon Boeckenstedt. Recorded at the 2010 Symposium Balancing Market and Mission: Enrollment Management Strategies in Catholic Higher Education.


Challenge of Access from a Mission Perspective

Challenge of Access from a Mission Perspective

07/15/2010


The Challenge of Access from a Mission Perspective: Fr. Ed Udovic and Fr. Jim Halstead, panelists, Brian Spittle, moderator. Recorded at the 2010 Symposium Balancing Market and Mission: Enrollment Management Strategies in Catholic Higher Education.


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May 2010

A Missionary Always: Jean-Marie Odin, C.M.

A Missionary Always: Jean-Marie Odin, C.M.

5/6/10


Guest Speaker Patrick Foley, Ph.D. Jean-Marie Odin, C.M. (1800-1870) was a French Vincentian missionary who made a profound and widespread impact throughout Texas in the mid-nineteenth century, laboring among both Catholics and Native Americans...


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April 2010

Sustainability in Higher Education

Sustainability in Higher Education

4/26/10


David Orr on Sustainability in Higher Education David W. Orr, Ph.D. is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College and the James Marsh Professor at large at the University of Vermont.


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October 2009

The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz

The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz

10/5/09


Malina Stefanovska, Ph.D. Professor, Department of French and Francophone Studies at UCLA: The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, or ‘How to Enter the Kingdom of Heaven’


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May 2008

The Making of a Catholic Devot

The Making of a Catholic Devot

5/8/08


A recorded version of the annual Vincent de Paul Lecture by Alison Forrestal, Ph.D., recorded on May 5, 2008


News & Events

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  • Sister Helen Prejean Week

    4/21/14
    Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J., activist and author of Dead Man Walking, will once again visit DePaul for a week’s worth of programming inspired by her work
  • Winter Quarter DRMA Lecture

    2/18/14
    11:30am to 1:00pm; Library - Richardson Library Lincoln Park Campus, 115, Kristine Ashton Gunnell, Ph.D. will be giving a lecture on the Daughters of Charity in Los Angeles.
  • Lunch with Vincent

    2/11/14
    LPSC 314A; 11:30am - 1:00pm; Speaker: Susanne Dumbleton; Topic: Empathy: Extravagant and Ordinary
  • Autumn DRMA Lecture

    9/25/13
    Wednesday, September 25 at 11:30am to 1:00pm Library - Richardson Library Lincoln Park Campus, 115. Speaker: Rev. Edward R. Udovic, C.M., Ph.D. will present the autumn quarter lecture titled “St Vincent's Reading List”.
  • Vincentian Heritage Tour Information Session for Faculty & Staff (LPC Campus)

    9/23/13
    Faculty and staff are invited to join in a lunch conversation with those who have previously participated in this study tour of France, and discover why the journey is such a phenomenal opportunity!