Father Aladel, C.M.: the Pioneer-Priest of the Miraculous Medal

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Author: M. J. Egan · Year of first publication: 1945 · Source: Catholic Truth Society of Ireland No. Bh353.
Estimated Reading Time: 28 minutes

1. Early life of “the priest of the Miraculous Medal” FATHER ALADEL was born at Les Termes, in the department of Cantal, Southern France, the 4th May 1800. It was fitting that he should be … Read More

Remembering the missionary who embraced China

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Author: Unknown · Year of first publication: 2012 · Source: UCA News.

Tianjin diocese remembers Father Vincent Lebbe


Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

When Belgian Lazarist Father Vincent Lebbe arrived in China in 1901 he had a marked effect on Christianity in the country and in the northeast city of Tianjin in particular. He was vicar general of … Read More

Théodoric Pedrini C.M., The Emperor’s Musician

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Author: Andrés Sylvestre, C.M. · Translator: Thomas Davitt. · Year of first publication: 1995 · Source: Vincentiana.
Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes

(1670-1747) During the latter part of the 18th century the Vincentians were asked by the Holy See to replace the Jesuits in various countries: Prussia, the Ottoman Empire, and especially China. However, even before this … Read More