Francis, Rule of Saint

Francis, Rule of Saint
As known, St. Francis founded three orders and gave each of them a special rule

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  • Francis of Assisi, Saint — (1181–1226)    Francis was born at Assisi in Umbria in 1181 or 1182. His father, Piero Bernardone, was a prosperous cloth merchant who had plans for Francis to follow him in his trade, or perhaps become a knight. In 1201 he was taken hostage for… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Francis of Paola, Saint — ▪ Italian friar Italian  San Francesco De Paola   born March 27, 1416, Paola, Kingdom of Naples died April 2, 1507, Plessis les Tours, Fr.; canonized 1519; feast day April 2       founder of the Minim Friars, a severely ascetic Roman Catholic… …   Universalium

  • Rule of Saint Francis —     Rule of Saint Francis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Rule of Saint Francis     As known, St. Francis founded three orders and gave each of them a special rule. Here only the rule of the first order is to be considered, i.e., that of the Friars …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Francis of Assisi — For the opera by Olivier Messiaen see Saint François d Assise. Infobox Saint name=Saint Francis of Assisi birth date=1181/1182 death date=October 3, 1226 feast day=September 17 October 4 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize=200px caption …   Wikipedia

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  • Francis Borgia —     St. Francis Borgia     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Francis Borgia     (Span. FRANCISCO DE BORJA Y ARAGON )     Francis Borgia, born 28 October, 1510, was the son of Juan Borgia, third Duke of Gandia, and of Juana of Aragon; died 30… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint-Claude — • The Diocese of Saint Claude comprised in the eighteenth century only twenty six parishes, subject previously to the Abbey of Saint Claude, and some parishes detached from the Dioceses of Besançon and Lyons Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Francis Schuckardt — Francis Konrad Schuckardt (July 10, 1937 ndash; November 5, 2006) was an American Traditionalist Catholic independent bishop and the first known bishop in the United States to take the position of sedevacantism, a theory which holds that Pope… …   Wikipedia

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