Francesco (film)
Francesco is a 1989 docu-drama relating in flashback St. Francis of Assisi's evolution from rich man's son to religious humanitarian and finally to full-fledged saint. The film was based on Hermann H...
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Jutta of Kulmsee
Saint Jutta, T.O.S.F., (English: Judith) or Jutta of Kulmsee or Jutta of Sangerhausen or Jutta of Thuringia was born ca. 1200 at Sangerhausen in Thuringia (now Sachsen-Anhalt) and died in 1260 at ...
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Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi; born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father; 1181/1182 – October 3, 122...
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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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Anthony of Padua
Saint Anthony of Padua, O.F.M. (born Fernando Martins de Bulhões; 15 August 1195 – 13 June 1231), also known as Anthony of Lisbon, was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order. H...
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Bonaventure
Saint Bonaventure, O.F.M. (Italian: San Bonaventura; 1221 – 15 July 1274), born Giovanni di Fidanza, was an Italian medieval scholastic theologian and philosopher. The seventh Minister Genera...
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Catholic spirituality
Catholic spirituality is the spiritual practice of living out a personal act of faith (fides qua creditur) following the acceptance of faith (fides quae creditur). Although all Catholics are expected ...
The Flowers of St. Francis
The Flowers of St. Francis (in Italian, Francesco, giullare di Dio, or "Francis, God's Jester") is a 1950 film directed by Roberto Rossellini and co-written by Federico Fellini. The film is based on...
Joseph of Cupertino
Joseph of Cupertino, O.F.M. Conv. (Italian: Giuseppe da Copertino) (June 17, 1603 – September 18, 1663) was an Italian Conventual Franciscan friar who is honored as a Christian mystic and saint. H...
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Little Flowers of St. Francis
The Little Flowers of St. Francis (Italian Fioretti di San Francesco) is a florilegium (excerpts of his body of work), divided into 53 short chapters, on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi which was ...
Peter of Alcantara
Saint Peter of Alcantara, O.F.M. (Spanish: San Pedro de Alcántara) (1499 – October 18, 1562), was a Spanish Franciscan friar canonized in 1699.
He was born at Alcántara, Province of Cáceres, E...
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Angela of Foligno
Saint Angela of Foligno, (1248 – 4 January 1309) was a Christian mystic who wrote extensively about her mystical revelations. She was a Franciscan tertiary and was known as "Mistress of Theologians".S...
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Bridget of Sweden
Bridget of Sweden (1303 – 23 July 1373; born as Birgitta Birgersdotter, also Birgitta of Vadstena, or Saint Birgitta (Swedish: den heliga Birgitta), was a mystic and saint, and founder of the Brid...
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (Italian: Fratello Sole, Sorella Luna) is a 1972 film directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Graham Faulkner and Judi Bowker. The film is a biopic of Saint Francis o...
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John of Jesus Hernández y Delgado
The Servant of God, John of Jesus Hernández y Delgado, O.F.M., (Spanish: fray Juan de Jesús) was a Spanish Friar Minor and mystic. The cause for his canonization has been submitted to the Holy See...
Saint François d'Assise
Saint François d'Assise is an opera in three acts and eight scenes by French composer and librettist Olivier Messiaen, written from 1975 to 1983. It concerns Saint Francis of Assisi, the title charac...
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St. Francis in Ecstasy
The Ecstasy of St. Francis (or St. Francis in the Desert) is a painting by Italian Renaissance master Giovanni Bellini, started in 1475 and completed around 1480. It is in the Frick Collection in New ...
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Jacopone da Todi
Fra Jacopone da Todi, O.F.M. (ca. 1230 – 25 December 1306) was an Italian Franciscan friar from Umbria in the 13th century. He wrote several laudi (songs in praise of the Lord) in Italian. He wa...
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Franciscans
Franciscans are people and groups (religious orders) who adhere to the teachings and spiritual disciplines of St Francis of Assisi, St Clare of Assisi, St Anthony of Padua, and St Elizabeth of Hungary...
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Canticle of the Sun
The "Canticle of the Sun", also known as the "Canticle of the Creatures" or "Laudes Creaturarum" ("Praise of the Creatures"), is a religious song composed by Saint Francis of Assisi. It was written in...
Francisca Josefa de la Concepción
Mother Francisca Josefa de la Concepción, O.S.C., was a Criolla nun and mystic in the region of New Spain which later became Colombia. The first recorded woman writer of Colombia, her devotional and a...
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Ramon Llull
Ramon Llull ([rəˈmon ˈʎuʎ]; c. 1232 – c. 1315), T.O.S.F. (Anglicised Raymond Lully, Raymond Lull; in Latin Raimundus or Raymundus Lullus or Lullius) was a Majorcan writer and philosopher, logician and...
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Prayer of Saint Francis
The Prayer of Saint Francis, also known as Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace is a Christian prayer. Attributed to the thirteenth-century saint Francis of Assisi, the prayer in its present form can...
Veronica Giuliani
Saint Veronica Giuliani, O.S.C. Cap., (Veronica de Julianis) (December 27, 1660 – July 9, 1727) was an Italian Capuchin nun and mystic. She was canonized by Pope Gregory XVI in 1839.
She was born ...
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Giles of Assisi
Blessed Giles (Latin: Aegidius) of Assisi, O.F.M., (c. 1190 – 1262) was one of the original companions of St. Francis of Assisi and holds the foremost place among the companions of St. Francis. St...