Vincentian Studies Course Outline

From Vincentian Encyclopedia

John Prager, CM has graciously made available the extensive outlne he prepared when teaching a course on Vincentian Studies in the early 1990's.

Vincentian Studies Course Outline


Introduction for the Teacher

Introduction for the Teacher

Introduction to the Course

Introduction to the Course

I. THE HISTORIC VINCENT

Historic Event

  • A. THE POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS SITUATION OF SEVENTEENTH CENTURY FRANCE


1. THE INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCENE
2. THE DOMESTIC POLITICAL SCENE
3. THE SOCIO-CULTURAL SITUATION
4. THE ECONOMY
5. THE RELIGIOUS SITUATION
  • B. THE LIFE OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

Life of St. Vincent de Paul

1. THE BIRTH AND YOUTH
2. SLAVERY
3. THE CONVERSION
4. THE SPIRITUAL MASTERS
a. PIERRE DE BERULLE
b. FRANCIS DE SALES
c. BENEDICT OF CANFELD

II. THE MYTHIC VINCENT:SPIRIT AND CHARISM

The Mythis Vincent: SPirit and Charism

  • A. FOUNDATIONS OF VINCENTIAN SPIRITUALITY: GOD, THE WORLD AND THE HUMAN PERSON

The Vincentian Charism

  • C. THE MISSIONARY DIMENSION OF THE CHARISM
  • D. THREE INCARNATIONS OF THE CHARISM


1. The Congregation of the Mission
2. The Confraternities of Charity
3. The Daughters of Charity
Daughters of Charity
A. St. Louise de Marillac
B. The Foundation
C. The Relationship with the CM
Relationship with the CM

III. THE WORKS AND ACTIVITIES OF ST. VINCENT

The Works and Activities of S.t Vincent

  • 1. Popular Missions
  • 2. Service to the Clergy
  • 3. Foreign Missions
  • 4. Italy
  • 5. Ireland, England, Scotland
  • 6. Poland
  • 7. North Africa
  • 8. Aid to the War-ravaged Provinces
  • 9. Aid to the Sick/Hospitals
  • 10. The Galley Slaves
  • 11. Education/ Catechesis
  • 12. Orphans & Foundlings
  • 13. The Elderly
  • 14. Jansenism
  • 15. St. Vincent & Politics

IV. THE CONSTITUTIONS: CODIFYING THE CHARISM

  • 1. THE COMMON RULES

Common Rules

  • 2. THE HISTORY OF THE CONSTITUTIONS

History of the Constitutions

  • 3. THE CONSTITUTIONS: VOCATION

Constitutions:Vocation

  • 4. THE CONSTITUTIONS: APOSTOLIC ACTIVITY

Constitutions: Apostolic Activity

  • 5. THE CONSTITUTIONS: COMMUNITY LIFE

Constitutions: Community Life

  • 6. THE CONSTITUTIONS: PRAYER

Constitutions: Prayer

  • 7. THE CONSTITUTIONS: THE MEMBERS

Constitutions

  • 8. THE CONSTITUTIONS: GOVERNMENT
Consitutions: Government

V. THE EVANGELICAL COUNSELS & THE VINCENTIAN VOWS

  • 1. HISTORY OF THE VOWS IN THE CM
History of the Vows in the CM
  • 2. THE CANONICAL ASPECTS OF THE VINCENTIAN VOW OF POVERTY
Canonical Aspects of the Vow of Poverty
  • 3. THE VOWS & EVANGELICAL COUNSELS FROM A VINCENTIAN PERSPECTIVE
Vows and Evangelizal Counsels From A Vincentian Perspectives

VI. THE FIVE VIRTUES: THE CHARACTERISTIC VIRTUE OF THE CM

The Five Virtues: The Characteristic Virtue of the CM

VII. HISTORY OF THE CM & THE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY

  • 1. INTRO. TO THE HISTORY OF THE CM
Introduction To the History of the CM
  • 2. HISTORY OF THE CM (1625-1789)
  • 3. THE CRISIS: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
The Crisis: The French Revolution
  • 4. FROM THE 2ND FOUNDATION UNTIL TODAY(1843-)
From the Second Foundation Until Today (1843)
  • 5. THE EASTERN PROVINCE
The Eastern Province
  • 6. THE MISSION IN PANAMA
The Mission in Panama
  • 7. HISTORY OF THE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY
History of the Daughters of Charity

VIII. THE SAINTS & BLESSEDS OF THE VINCENTIAN FAMILY

Saints and Blessed of the Vincentian Family
  • A. THE SAINTS AND BLESSEDS
  • B. OTHER NOTABLE MEMBERS OF THE VINCENTIAN FAMILY
http://www.famvin.org/cm/founder/charism/P8-Notables.html Other Notable Members of the Vincnetian Family]

IX. MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS

Miscellaneous Topics
  • 1. ST. VINCENT AND THE SCRIPTURES
  • 2. ST. VINCENT & MARIAN DEVOTION
  • 3. THE MIRACULOUS MEDAL
  • 4. THE GREEN & RED SCAPULARS
  • 5. ST. VINCENT IN ART & CINEMA

X. ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC & THE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY

St. Louise de Marillac and the Daughters of Charity: Bibliography
  • I. ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC


A. BIOGRAPHY
B. SPIRITUALITY
C. FRIENDSHIP WITH ST. VINCENT
D. WORKS

II. THE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY

  • A. GENERAL WORKS
1. VOCATION
2. APOSTOLATE
3. HISTORY
  • B. SPIRITUALITY


1. GENERAL WORKS

2. VOWS

  • C. CONSTITUTIONS


1. GENERAL WORKS
2:. THE COMMON RULES
3. COMMUNITY LIFE
4. GOVERNMENT & STRUCTURES

APPENDICES

  • 1. THE VOCATION OF THE CM
The Vocation of the CM
  • 2. HISTORY OF THE CM
History of the CM
  • 3. HISTORY OF THE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY
History of the Daughters of Charity
  • 4. QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION
Questions for Reflection

MAPS

  • I. EUROPE (17th CENTURY)
  • II. FRANCE (17th CENTURY)
  • III. FRANCE( PLACES IMPORTANT IN VINCENT'S LIFE)
  • IV. PARIS (17th CENTURY)
  • V. THE UNITED STATES (CM PROVINCES)
  • VI. PANAMA

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