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  Franciscan Friars - Province of St. John the Baptist in Cincinnati, Ohio
Franciscan Friars - Province of St. John the Baptist in Cincinnati, Ohio
Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order, wanted his brothers to greet everyone they met with these words.
Our province is only a small part of a worldwide movement of Franciscan women and men filled with a passion for the Gospel, keeping the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi alive all over the world.
www.franciscan.org   (131 words)

 Strong Educational Practices at Franciscan University
Franciscan University is at or above the norm for its peer institutions in four benchmark areas.
Seniors at Franciscan University are significantly more likely than their peers at other schools to have a capstone experience such as writing a thesis or giving a seminar.
Also, Franciscan students are much more likely than their peers to participate in a study abroad program, a fact recognized by U.S. News and World Report, which placed the rate of student participation in the school’s Austrian Program in the top 3 percent of all colleges and universities nationwide.
legacy.franciscan.edu /News-Education.html   (931 words)

 Franciscan Summary
FRANCISCANS is the common designation for a number of religious communities professing to live according to the ideals of Francis of Assisi (1181/1182–1226).
The Benedictine section of the Celestines was separated from the Franciscan section, and the latter was formally suppressed by Boniface in 1302.
Among Franciscan celebrities of the later Middle Ages may be mentioned Nicholas of Lyra, the Biblical commentator, Bernardin of Sienna, John of Capistrano, Oliver Maillard and Michel Menot as preachers, and the famous canonists Astesanus de Ast, Alvarus Pelagius, and William of Ockham.
www.bookrags.com /Franciscan   (6571 words)

 Franciscan Dinnerware
Franciscan Duet is one of the patterns that was produced by using decals under the glaze.
Franciscan's Madeira earthenware (no to be confused with the glassware of the same name)has a dark brown background with a complex pattern of green and tannish flowers.
Franciscan's Picnic is a brightly colored pattern of green and yellow flowers at the center on a yellow/cream background.
www.hillhousewares.com /category0maker0.html   (3792 words)

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VI.--According to the Franciscan "mystique" (in the modern and restricted meaning of the word, that is: "new" relations of "conscious" intimacy with God) the place accorded Christ, the object and means of contemplation according to man's whole being, is fixed according to the same principles.
The Franciscan knows with the certitude of faith that he already possesses the object of his hope and of his love, so he is not overly concerned about some form of a higher and more or less unverifiable experience of these realities.
In Franciscan asceticism, poverty is seen to be a fount, a source of virtue whence all other virtues flow, whether they are exercised towards God and His Christ, towards neighbor or towards self.
www.ewtn.com /library/SPIRIT/FRANSPIR.TXT   (7348 words)

 Franciscan Oakville Estate - About Us
Franciscan was founded in 1972 by a group of lawyers and doctors from San Francisco who were making their foray into the wine business.
Today, Franciscan's wines are under the exacting eye of winemaker Larry Levin, an industry veteran with more than 20 years at Dry Creek Vineyards before he joined Franciscan in 1998.
Larry came to Franciscan Oakville Estate in 1997 from Dry Creek Winery, where he was winemaker for eighteen years and received over a thousand awards and medals.
www.franciscan.com /about.html   (1188 words)

 Franciscan Friars Third Order Regular |
In 1447 the Italian fraternities of male Franciscan penitents were united in a single Order by Pope Nicholas V. The friars located their motherhouse at the Basilica of Saints Cosmas and Damian at Rome in 1512.
As Franciscans in service to the Church, we listen to the teachings of Jesus Christ with assurance of God the Father and the Holy Spirit; we listen to God's teaching in the Church; and we listen to God's holy people as they speak to us.
The Franciscan lifestyle dictates that we, as pupils of Saint Francis of Assisi, respond to God's word by following the example of our patron: we live simply, free of possessions and attitudes; dedicated to our brotherhood by answering the mission of the Church; bringing the message of conversion to all we meet in God's name.
www.franciscanfriarstor.com /friars   (706 words)

 Address of Pope John Paul II to Franciscan Youth
This is the ascetical and apostolic journey that characterizes you as Franciscan youth; it helps you to become adults in the faith, to be apostles in the ecclesial community and to conduct yourselves in society as responsible persons, capable of courageously assuming the role to which Providence calls you.
A central element of your Franciscan identity, therefore, is the presence of the brother to be welcomed, listened to, forgiven and loved: in his face you, like Francis, must recognize that of Christ, especially when dealing with those who are least and lowliest.
This fundamental vocation to brotherhood, which is characteristic of Franciscan Youth, makes you feel a part of the ecclesial community in which, in a spirit of poverty and "minority", you give a much appreciated humble and obedient service, according to the specific Franciscan charism.
www.vatican.va /holy_father/john_paul_ii/speeches/1998/may/documents/hf_jp-ii_spe_19980509_juventude-franciscana_en.html   (719 words)

 N.Y. Franciscan priest charged with abuse of 2 boys in Bay State - The Boston Globe
A Franciscan priest with ties to Boston and Buzzards Bay was accused yesterday of raping two teenage boys from a Troy, N.Y., parish while on trips to Boston over a 12-year period.
Genevive, 51, who lives in a Franciscan retreat in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., pleaded not guilty in Suffolk Superior Court to four counts of rape of a child and was released on his own recognizance by Clerk Magistrate Robin E. Vaughn.
The Rev. Robert M. Campagna, spokesman for the Franciscan Province of the Immaculate Conception, which oversees Franciscans, said Genevive was removed from active ministry on June 2, 2002, and now lives in a setting ``where he has no access to minors." He did not say why Genevive was inactive.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/07/25/ny_franciscan_priest_charged_with_abuse_of_2_boys_in_bay_state   (701 words)

 Tumacacori NHP: Franciscan Priests
The Franciscans are the friars minor founded by St.
Francis of Assisi (Italy) in 1209 A.D. Franciscans are divided into three distinct and independent branches, one of which is known simply as Friars Minor.
The Franciscans also introduced drama as a means of teaching Christianity to the Indians of Mexico, for example, the Posadas and Piñata as well as the "Shepherd's Play" or Pastorela.
www.nps.gov /tuma/Franciscans.html   (128 words)

 Franciscan Friars T.O.R. - Secular Franciscans
The Rule of the SFO speaks of the "life-giving union" with one another that must exist between the seculars and all the branches of the Franciscan Family, in order to make present, in various ways and forms, the charism of their common Seraphic Father in the life and mission of the Church (cf.
The Secular Franciscan Order, pledged to "renew its own life, its own formation and the organization of the Fraternities" must count on a spiritual assistance updated and dynamically coordinated with the other components of the Franciscan Family in its single mission.
The present "directions' aim to be a contribution common to all the Orders, possibly to be inserted in their "formation plans" for the knowledge of the SFO within the Franciscan Family, in its mission to the Church and in the world, and for the preparation of those who are called to serve as Spiritual Assistants.
www.franciscanfriarstor.com /theorder/stf_guidelinesseculars.htm   (1533 words)

 Franciscan China at Replacements
The Franciscan name appeared on fine china from around the world after that time, but will bear a backstamp indicating the country in which it was produced.
Franciscan followed this trend, successfully marketing various patterns on their Hacienda shape in '60's colors of harvest gold and avocado green.
Franciscan survived the competitive ceramics market and the entry of plastic onto Americans dinner tables by having production of china made in Japan beginning in 1960.
www.replacements.com /mfghist/franciscanchina.htm?s1=blog&1&   (1056 words)

 Franciscan Values   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Franciscan values serve as a lens through which to view our world and our way of being in relationship with each other.
The essence of Franciscan living is a way of relating to people that is grounded in faith and values.
In our Franciscan community, service is paying the debt we owe to God for the gifts we have been given, by working and advocating for the well-being of all, especially the poor and marginalized.
www.siena.edu /studentaffairs/franciscan_values.asp   (329 words)

 Franciscan University of Steubenville
Franciscan University’s $25 million capital campaign seeks to improve and expand what our school can offer future generations of students, enabling us to continue forming the students who will transform the world.
Is human embryonic stem cell research morally justified?
A Newsweek cover story, "Spirituality in America" highlights spiritual aspects of a Franciscan University education.
www.franciscan.edu   (104 words)

Franciscan Order developed into three distinct branches, namely, the first, second, and third orders, by process of addition and not by process of division, and this is still the view generally received.
Franciscan friars following the rule of the first order, which once enjoyed a separate or quasi-separate
A general conspectus of the Franciscan Order and its various branches is given in HOLZ-APPEL, Manuale, Historia, O.F.M. (Freiburg, 1909); HEIM-BUCHER, Die Orden und Kongregationen (Paderborn, 1907); II, 307-533; also PATREM, Tableau synoptique de tout l Ordre Seraphique (Paris, 1879): and CUSACK, St. Francis and the Franciscans (New York, 1867).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06217a.htm   (1304 words)

 PBS - THE WEST - Junipero Serra
A priest in the Franciscan order of the Catholic Church, Junipero Serra was a driving force in the Spanish conquest and colonization of what is now the state of California.
Despite the frequent conflicts between military and religious authority, for Alta California's Indians the missions and their Franciscan administrators were part and parcel of an enormously destructive colonization process.
By law, all baptized Indians subjected themselves completely to the authority of the Franciscans; they could be whipped, shackled or imprisoned for disobedience, and hunted down if they fled the mission grounds.
www.pbs.org /weta/thewest/people/s_z/serra.htm   (960 words)

 Franciscan Churches
Around the walls of the clerestory are the words of a Latin hymn that the Franciscans used to sing.
The apse of the church is tiled with coloured marbles and mosaics.
A number of Franciscan saints are also depicted on the ceiling of the apse.
www.limerickdioceseheritage.org /Franciscans/chFranciscans.htm   (997 words)

 China and Dinnerware-Franciscan at Kenton Antiques & Collectibles
Franciscan Apple Ash Tray - Individual Apple Technically this adorable piece is a Franciscan Apple individual apple shaped ash tray, but it could easily be used as a spoon rest or even a tea bag caddy.
Franciscan Apple 1960's Fruit Dish 5 1/4 This is a sweet little fruit dish from the 1960's in the Franciscan Apple pattern.
Franciscan Apple 1940's Bread & Butter Plate This is a darling bread and butter plate in the Franciscan Apple pattern, dating from 1940-1947.
www.tias.com /8033/InventoryPage/1471640/1.html   (2271 words)

 Franciscan Resources
Neither Five Franciscan Martyrs Region, nor Divine Mercy Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order, are resources of Franciscan and other materials.
There are a number of good sources for Franciscan books, jewelry, etc., as well as sources for general Catholic items, available to everyone.
Franciscan Resources carry everything for SFO specifically, including TAUs (in metal and wood), Tau and other Franciscan Jewelry, All Formation Texts, and some very good Franciscan books.
www.franciscan-sfo.org /Franreso.htm   (558 words)

 Franciscan Youth International
One student reflected on what struck her most during the day, "The percentages of people and areas of the world that are hurt by poverty, trafficking, weapons, as well as [the effects of] treating the environment in a harmful way is incredibly large.
The Franciscan Volunteer Program has been established by the Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart to invite women and men to share in the life and ministry of the friars of the province.
Franciscans and their volunteers are to be instruments of change and heralds of peace in a broken world serving all people, especially the poor and marginalized, through reconciliation and healing.
www.franciscansinternational.org /fyi/fractionlarge.php?id=707&kw=fraction   (972 words)

 Franciscan Saints and Mystics (5)
Francis was born in 1549 in the town of Montilla, near Cordoba, in Spain.
When he was 20 years old he joined the Franciscans at Granada, in one of the houses of recollection founded by the Minister General Francisco Quinones.
Junípero Serra was born on the island of Majorca on 24 November 1713.
www.christusrex.org /www1/ofm/fra/FRAsnt05.html   (913 words)

 A Franciscan Voice at the UN - January 2007 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online
After the Franciscan women and men return to their local ministries, FI continues the work: organizing seminars and roundtable discussions about prevention of trafficking, delivering statements to relevant U.N. bodies, networking with diplomats, drafting and promoting specific resolutions, raising awareness of the problem of trafficking.
He says, “Our goal is to give grassroots Franciscans the tools they need to work on this growing global phenomenon.” FI’s starting point, he says, is that trafficked persons and their defenders often are not aware of the international instruments available to help them fight against it.
Franciscans International began as a dream in 1982, and such an unlikely one: That, somehow, the voices of Franciscan men and women around the world could find a listening ear at the United Nations.
www.americancatholic.org /Messenger/Jan2007/Feature2.asp   (3127 words)

 Medieval Sourcebook: Rule of Franciscan Order
The mendicants took up the challenge with gusto, and by the end of the thirteenth century most of the lead the scholars in the major universities were either Dominicans or Franciscans.
The mendicants were widely used as inquisitors, and by the turn of the fourteenth century most inquisitors were either Franciscans or Dominicans.
The first rule of the Franciscan order, submitted to the pope in 1209, has long since disappeared from history.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/stfran-rule.html   (1914 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Francis of Assisi
He visited hospitals, served the sick, preached in the streets, and took all men and women as siblings.
He began to attract followers in 1209, and with papal blessing, founded the Franciscans based on a simple statment by Jesus: "Leave all and follow me." In 1212 Clare of Assisi became his spiritual student, which led to the founding of the Poor Clares.
While in meditation on Mount Alvernia in the Apennines in September 1224, Francis received the stigmata, which periodically bled during the remaining two years of his life.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintf01.htm   (767 words)

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