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The Vincentians: A Guide to CRRA Content: Home

A guide to CRRA content regarding St. Vincent de Paul and the Vincentian Order


Welcome to this CRRA research guide on St. Vincent de Paul, the Vincentians, and other institutes that follow his rule. It will link you to electronic collections of Vincentian materials online, as well as to links that will search the Catholic Portal for Vincentian texts and subjects, as well as materials on related orders.

We hope that you will find this research guide useful in getting at the wealth of materials presented online by CRRA member libraries and in the Catholic Portal.

Portrait of St. Vincent de Paul by Simon Francois de Tours, 17th century, Public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Credit for this guide

This very useful LibGuide was created by Ted Bergfelt  of Duquesne University, who generously gave us permission to copy it for your use.

Loyola Marymount University, formerly  Loyola University of Los Angeles, traces its history back to Vincentian roots: Loyola College, the 1911 beginning of the institution, was the successor to St. Vincent's College, a Vincentian institution which was the very first college in Los Angeles, founded in 1865.  The Vincentians are still involved in Los Angeles, running St. John's in Camarillo, the Catholic seminary for the Los Angeles Archdiocese.

The William H. Hannon Library's Department of Archives & Special Collections is a participating member and contributor to CRRA's Catholic Portal.

Online Collections From CRRA Libraries

Below are direct links to rare and important digitized collections from CRRA Libraries.