Capuchins
Capuchin can refer to:
Only the well-dressed elite can join Capuchin Monastery's 'Club Dead'
More than four centuries ago, the Capuchin Monastery (or Catacombe dei Cappuccini) in Palermo, Sicily, ran out of room in its little garden cemetery, so the monks spent many years excavating catacombs...
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Joseph of Leonessa
Saint Joseph of Leonessa, O.F.M. Cap., (Italian: Giuseppe da Leonessa)(1556 – February 4, 1612) is a saint of the Catholic Church. He was born Eufranio Desiderio at Leonessa, a small town then in...
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José María of Manila
Blessed José María de Manila (born Eugenio Sanz-Orozco Mortera, 5 September 1880 – 17 August 1936) is a Spanish-Filipino Roman Catholic blessed, and was priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. H...
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Only the well-dressed elite can join Capuchin Monastery's 'Club Dead'
More than four centuries ago, the Capuchin Monastery (or Catacombe dei Cappuccini) in Palermo, Sicily, ran out of room in its little garden cemetery, so the monks spent many years excavating catacombs...
Agustín Romualdo Álvarez Rodríguez
Agustín Romualdo Álvarez Rodríguez, O.F.M. Cap. (February 11, 1923 – August 11, 2011) was a Spanish bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.Agustín Romualdo Álvarez Rodríguez was born in Renedo de Valdetu...
Patrick Bath
Patrick Bath, Irish Capuchin, fl. 1592-1607.
A native of Drogheda, where his father was a wealthy merchant (p. 13), Bath was originally to join the Jesuits. Due to the influence of Francis N...
Fidelis of Sigmaringen
Fidelis of Sigmaringen, O.F.M. Cap. (1577 - 1622), was a Capuchin friar who was a major figure in the Counter-Reformation, and was murdered by his opponents at Seewis im Prättigau, now part of Switzer...
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Consolata Betrone
Sister Maria Consolata Betrone (6 April 1903 – 18 July 1946), baptised as Pierina Maria Betrone was a Catholic mystic and nun of the Franciscan Capuchine Order. Betrone was born in Saluzzo, Piedmont, ...
Bernadine a Piconio
Bernadine a Piconio (Henri Bernardine de Picquigny) (1633 – 8 December 1709) was a French Capuchin theologian and exegete.He was born and educated at Picquigny, Picardy, and joined the Capuchins...
Père Marie-Benoît
Père Marie-Benoît (Anglicized, Father Mary Benedict; in Italian, known as Padre Maria Benedetto; 30 March 1895 – 5 February 1990), born Pierre Péteul, was a Capuchin Franciscan friar who helped smuggl...
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Luigi Padovese
Luigi Padovese (March 31, 1947, Milan – June 3, 2010, Iskenderun) was the titular bishop of Monteverde and the vicar apostolic of Anatolia in Turkey. He was murdered by his driver on June 3, 2010.
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Joan Botam
Joan Botam i Casals (Les Borges Blanques, Spain 21 September 1926) is a Catalan priest and Capuchin, whose religious name is Fra Salvador de les Borges. When he finished his studies, he worked in the ...
Viatora Coccaleo
Viatora Coccaleo (so called from his birthplace, Coccaglio in Lombardy, date of birth unknown; d. 1793) was an Italian Capuchin theologian.
For a time he was lector in theology. Among his works ar...
Ignaz Aurelius Fessler
Ignaz Aurelius Fessler, aka Feßler (Hungarian: Fessler Ignác Aurél; May 18, 1756 – December 15, 1839) was a Hungarian ecclesiastic, politician, historian and freemason.
Fessler was born in the...
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Ignatius of Laconi
Saint Ignatius (ca. 1701 - 11 May 1781) was a Sardinian Capuchin monk and saint. Born into a peasant family, during a serious illness as a young man he vowed that if he recovered his health he would c...
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Michael John Brenan
Michael John Brenan, O.M.C. (1780 – 1847), was an Irish Roman Catholic priest and a scholar of Church history, who gained notoriety through his temporary apostasy from the Catholic Church to the...
Mauro Jöhri
Mauro Jöhri (born 1 September 1947 in Bivio, Graubünden, Switzerland) is the Minister General, that is, the worldwide head, of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, having served since 2006. He is also ...
Valerianus Magnus
Valerianus Magnus or Valeriano Magni (1586 – July 20, 1661) was an Italian Capuchin, missionary preacher in Central Europe, polemist and author.
He was born at Milan, presumably of the noble famil...
Marco della Tomba
Marco della Tomba, O.F.M. Cap. (1726-1803), was an Italian Capuchin friar, who served as a missionary in North India, then called by its Persian name of Hindustan. He was a part of the Mission to Tib...
François Chabot
François Chabot (23 October 1756 – 5 April 1794) was a French politician.
Born in Saint-Geniez-d'Olt (Aveyron), Chabot became a Capuchin friar in Rodez before the French Revolution, while continui...
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The bishop of Rome has a close relationship with an American cardinal in a simple brown cassock and a Santa beard.
Boverius
Giovanni Boveri (Boverius) (Saluzzo, 1568-Genoa, 1638) was an Italian jurist, who became a Capuchin Friar Minor, taking the name Zacharias. He is known as a historian and theologian. According to the ...
John Forbes (friar)
John Forbes (1571–1606) was a Scottish Capuchin friar, known as Father Archangel.
Forbes was the second son of John Forbes, 8th Lord Forbes, by his first wife, Lady Margaret Gordon, eldest daughte...
Armand-François-Marie de Charbonnel
Armand-François-Marie de Charbonnel (1 December 1802 – 29 March 1891) was the Bishop of Toronto from 1847 to 1860 and the only French and non-English priest to hold the post.
Born in Monistr...
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Charles Joseph Tricassin
Charles Joseph Tricassin (Tricassinus) (b. at Troyes; d. in 1681) was a French Capuchin theologian. There is little information about his life.
He expounded Augustine of Hippo's doctrine of grace ...
Rosalia Lombardo
Rosalia Lombardo (December 13, 1918 in Palermo, Italy – December 6, 1920), was an Italian child who died of pneumonia. Rosalia's father, Official Mario Lombardo, was sorely grieved upon her deat...
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Dionigi da Palacenza Carli
Dionigi da Palacenza Carli was a Capuchin missionary in Africa, in the seventeenth century.He was one of a band of Franciscan friars of the Capuchin Reform, sent out to the Congo in 1666. One of his c...
Conrad of Parzham
Saint Conrad of Parzham, O.F.M. Cap. (1818-94), was a German Franciscan lay brother. He served for over 40 years in the post of porter of the Capuchin friary in Altötting, through which work he gained...