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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Spanish missions in California - Junipero Serra and the California Missions Pt 1
Part 1 of 2 of an excerpt from a documentary profiling Father Junipero Serra and his founding of the California Missions during the mid to late 1700s. From A...
Saint 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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Capuchin Franciscans
The Order of Capuchin Friars Minor (in Latin: Ordo Fratrum Minorum Capuccinorum - abbreviated: O.F.M.Cap.) is an Order of friars in the Catholic Church, among the chief offshoots of the Franciscans. T...
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Conventual Franciscans
The Order of Friars Minor Conventual (OFM Conv), commonly known as the Conventual Franciscans or Minorites, is a branch of the order of Catholic Friars founded by Francis of Assisi in 1209.
The Or...
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Spanish missions in California
The Spanish missions in Alta California comprise a series of 21 religious and military outposts; established by Catholic priests of the Franciscan order between 1769 and 1833, to spread Christianity a...
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Spanish missions in New Mexico
The Spanish Missions in New Mexico were a series of religious outposts in the Province of Santa Fe de Nuevo México — present day New Mexico. They were established by Franciscan friars under charter f...
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Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda
The Franciscan Missions of the Sierra Gorda in the Mexican state of Querétaro were declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2003. They are credited to Junípero Serra of the Franciscan Order, wh...
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Junipero Serra
Junípero Serra Ferrer, O.F.M., (/dʒuːnɨˈpɛroʊ ˈsɛrə/; [xuˈnipeɾo ˈsera]) (November 24, 1713 – August 28, 1784) was a Spanish Franciscan friar who founded a mission in Baja California and the firs...
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Franciscan Order in modern times
This article chronicles the spread of the Franciscan Order of Roman Catholic friars in Modern Times.
The regulations of Pope Leo X brought a notable increase of strength to the Observantist branch...
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Secular Franciscan Order
The Secular Franciscan Order (Latin: Ordo Franciscanus Saecularis, hence the abbreviation OFS used by members) is a community of Catholic men and women in the world who seek to pattern their lives...
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Third Order of St. Francis
The Third Order of St. Francis is a third order within the Franciscan movement of the Catholic Church. It includes both congregations of vowed men and women and fraternities of men and women living st...
Capuchins
Capuchin can refer to: