Augustinians
The term Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (354–430), applies to two separate types of Catholic religious orders, and to some Anglican religious orders. Within Anglicanism the Rule o...
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Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy
The Royal, Celestial and Military Order of Our Lady of Mercy and the Redemption of the Captives also known as Our Lady of Ransom (Latin: Ordo Beatae Mariae de Mercede redemptionis captivorum) is a...
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Order of Saint Augustine
The Order of St. Augustine (Latin: Ordo sancti Augustini, abbreviated as O.S.A.)—historically Ordo eremitarum sancti Augustini", O.E.S.A., the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine), generally called ...
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Poor Clares
The Poor Clares, officially the Order of Saint Clare, (Latin: Ordo sanctae Clarae) -- originally referred to as the Order of Poor Ladies, and later the Clarisses, the Minoresses, the Franciscan Cl...
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Franciscan
Franciscans are people and groups (religious orders) who adhere to the teachings and spiritual disciplines of St Francis of Assisi and of his main associates and followers, such as St Clare of Assisi,...
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Isabella of France
Isabella of France (1295 – 22 August 1358), sometimes described as the She-Wolf of France, was Queen of England as the wife of Edward II. She was the youngest surviving child and only surviving d...
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Knights of the Cross with the Red Star
The Knights of the Cross with the Red Star or Military Order of the Crusaders of the Red Star (Czech: Křižovnický řád rytířů s červenou hvězdou; German: Kreuzherren mit dem Roten Stern; Latin&...
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Corpus Domini (Venice)
The Church of Corpus Domini in Venice was founded as a convent for Dominican nuns in 1394 under the patronage of John Dominici. It stood on the north side of the Grand Canal on the easternmost point w...
Église du Saint-Esprit (Aix-en-Provence)
The Église du Saint-Esprit is a Roman Catholic church in Aix-en-Provence.
It is located at 40 rue Espariat in Aix-en-Provence.
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Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration
The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration are a branch of the Poor Clares, a contemplative order of nuns in the Franciscan tradition. Founded in France in 1854 by Marie Claire Bouillevaux, the Poor Clare...
Severo Aparicio Quispe
Severo Aparicio Quispe, O. de M., (October 8, 1923 – May 6, 2013) was a Peruvian friar of the Mercedarian Order who was made a bishop of the Catholic Church. He wrote a number of works on the history...
Raymond Nonnatus
Raymond Nonnatus, O. de M. (Catalan: Sant Ramon Nonat, Spanish: San Ramón Nonato, French: Saint Raymond Nonnat, Maltese: San Rajmondo Nonnato), (1204 – 31 August 1240) is a saint from ...
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Celestines
Celestines were a Roman Catholic monastic order, a branch of the Benedictines, founded in 1244. At the foundation of the new rule, they were called Hermits of St Damiano, or Moronites (or Murronites),...
Andrés de Urdaneta
Friar Andrés de Urdaneta, O.S.A., (November 30, 1498  – June 3, 1568) was a Spanish circumnavigator, explorer and Augustinian friar. As a navigator he achieved in 1536 the "second" world circumna...
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Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross
The Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross, commonly called Crosiers, are a Roman Catholic religious order.
The Crosiers were founded by five men attached to the household of the prince-bis...
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Gabriel Zwilling
Gabriel Zwilling (c. 1487 – 1 May 1558) was a German Lutheran and Protestant Reformer born near Annaberg, Electorate of Saxony. He was educated in Wittenberg and Erfurt. He like Martin Luther wa...
Adhamh Ó Cianáin
Adhamh Ó Cianáin (died 1373) was an Irish historian and genealogist.Described in his obituary as "a learned historian" and "a canon" of Lisgoole, "having secured victory of deamon and world".A member ...
Augustine of Hippo
Augustine of Hippo (/ɔːˈɡʌstɨn/ or /ˈɔːɡəstɪn/; Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis;13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine or Saint Austin, was an early Christian theol...
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Clare of Assisi
Saint Clare of Assisi (sometimes spelled Clair, Claire, etc.) (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253), born Chiara Offreduccio, is an Italian saint and one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi....
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Thomas Cooke Middleton
Thomas Cooke Middleton (March 30, 1842 – November 19, 1923) was born into a Quaker family on March 30, 1842 in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. At the age of twelve, he was baptized into the Roman Cathol...
Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Italian: Frati della Beata Gloriosa Vergine Maria; Latin: Ordo Militiae Mariae Gloriosae), also called the Order of Saint Mary of the Tower or the Order o...
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Salomea of Poland
Salomea of Poland (1211/1212 - 1268), also known as Salomea of Cracow or Blessed Salomea (Polish: Błogosławiona Salomea), (1211–1268) was a Polish princess and from 1215 to 1219 the Queen of Halyc...
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Brothers of Penitence
The Brothers of Penitence or Fratres Saccati were an Augustinian order also known as Boni Homines, Bonshommes or Bones-homes. They were also known as the "Bluefriars" on account of the colour of thei...
Margaret of Lorraine
Margaret of Lorraine (1463, castle of Vaudémont, Lorraine- 2 November 1521, Argentan, Normandy) was Duchess of Alençon, and a nun of the order of Poor Clares (Ordre des Clarisses). She was beatified ...
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Martín de Murúa
Martín de Murúa, O. de M., (Gipuzkoa, Spain, c. 1525 – Spain, c. 1618) was a Basque Mercedarian friar and chronicler of the Spanish conquest of the Americas. He is primarily known for his work Histori...
Tarcisius Van Bavel
Tarcisius Van Bavel, O.S.A., (1923-2007) Roman Catholic priest and Augustinian friar, one was of the most important scholars in the thought of St. Augustine of Hippo.Van Bavel was Director of the Augu...
Contemplata aliis tradere
Contemplata aliis tradere is a Latin phrase which translates into English as "to give to others the fruit of contemplation." Drawn from the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas, the phrase is often used to ...