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  Saint Philip Neri Catholic School
A circumstance which had no small influence on the life of the saint was Francesco's friendship with the Dominicans; for it was from the friars of S. Marco, amid the memories of Savonarola, that Philip received many of his early religious impressions.
Philip, who as a layman had been quietly encouraging the frequent reception of the sacraments, expended the whole of his priestly energy in promoting the same cause; but unlike his precursor, he recommended the young especially to confess more often than they communicated.
Philip devoted his afternoons to men and boys, inviting them to informal meetings in his room, taking them to visit churches, interesting himself in their amusements, hallowing with his sweet influence every department of their lives.
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Philip was born at Arundel House in London, on the 28th June in the year, 1557, which was the fourth year of the reign of Queen Mary the First, worthy of memory for her strong Catholic faith and zeal for its restoration in England.
Philip was baptised in the chapel of the Queen's Palace in Whitehall.
Philip answered that a man who fears God would do the same in any place and since he had denied it in a place of open justice the keeper had no cause to doubt that he would deny it at his death because he was not guilty.
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 Saint Philip Howard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Philip Howard was a man of ancient pedigree, of high intelligence and personal charm, of immense wealth, and of social position second only to the royal family.
A further complication in the religious attitudes which the Duke of Norfolk bequeathed to his son Philip is shown in the Duke's intrigue with Mary, Queen of Scots, Elizabeth's rival to the English throne and the Catholic population's political hope for restoring the ancient Faith.
AFTER PHILIP'S DEATH he was revered in England and abroad as a martyr (although he did not die on the scaffold) for the years of silent suffering had preached an eloquent sermon on fidelity to the Faith in the face of adversity.
www.sspx.ca /Angelus/1979_February/Saint_Phillip_Howard.htm   (2699 words)

 Lives of the Saints, May 26, St. Philip Neri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Saint Philip, one of the glories of Florence, was born of an illustrious Christian family in that city of Tuscany, in 1515.
Saint Philip seemed surrounded by a celestial splendor, the effect of his angelic purity, which he never lost in spite of the many dangers that surrounded him; he came victorious from every combat, through prayer, tears and confidence in God.
Saint Ignatius of Loyola called him Philip the Bell, saying he was like a parish church bell, calling everyone to church, but remaining in his tower — this because he determined so many souls to enter into religion, without doing so himself.
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Philip's family originally came from Castelfranco but had lived for many generations in Florence, where not a few of its members had practised the learned professions, and therefore took rank with the Tuscan nobility.
For a fortnight the saint was suspended from hearing confessions; but at the end of that time he made his defence, and cleared himself before the ecclesiastical authorities.
Philip was beatified by Paul V in 1615, and canonized by Gregory XV in 1622.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12018b.htm   (2924 words)

 Saint Philip Neri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Philip Neri was born in Florence in 1515.
Philip was persuaded by his confessor to become a priest, and was ordained in 1551.
Philip was noted for his humility and humor, his popularity and his willingness to accept all people making an honest attempt to devote their lives to God, as well as his intense spirituality.
www.pitt.edu /~eflst4/Neri.html   (339 words)

 Saint Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow
Philip agreed on the condition of Ivan's abolishing "oprichnina." The clergy and boyars asked Philip not to insist on that condition out of respect to the tsar's autocracy, and to accept the ordaining with humbleness.
The prelate Philip accepted it with awe, put it down, bowed to it, kissed it and having said - "Blessed is he whom Thou have chosen and accepted, Oh, Lord!" - returned it to be taken back to the tsar.
Saint Philip predicted his own death three days prior and had been preparing to depart by receiving the Holy Mysteries.
www.fatheralexander.org /booklets/english/saints/philip_moscow.htm   (1514 words)

 St. Philip Neri
Philip Neri was born in Florence in the year 1515, one of four children of the notary Francesco Neri.
Philip drew up for them some simple rules: they were to share a common table and perform spiritual exercises under his direction, but they were not to bind themselves to the life by vow or to renounce their property.
Philip was not long in deciding to demolish it and rebuild on a large scale.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/PHILIP.htm   (2181 words)

 Saints of May 26
Berencardus was a monk of the Benedictine abbey of Saint Papoul in Languedoc.
Saint Philip, son of Francis Neri, a notary, is one of the most lovable of the saints.
Saint Zachary is said to have been the second bishop of Vienne in Gaul,and to have died a martyr under Trajan (Benedictines).
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0526.htm   (2871 words)

 Antonio Socci
Philip's whole personality was built on the decision not to throw himself away not to waste life on things of no value.
Philip went around the streets, the markets, the stalls of the Florentine moneylenders joking with the bankers, who were often young men on the make ("When are we going to start doing some good?").
According to the lives of the saint, Philip was praying in the catacombs of San Sebastiano on Whit Sunday 1544 when the Lord manifested himself to him as a globe of fire that penetrated his breast.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/NERI.htm   (2177 words)

 St Philip Neri Parish
St Philip, who was conscious of the aspirations of the society of his time, did not deny this yearning for joy but undertook to propose its true source, which he had discovered in the Gospel message.
In St Philip, to whom the Spirit gave a "heart of fire" as he kept vigil on the eve of Pentecost in 1544, it is possible to glimpse the allegory of the great and divine transformations brought about through prayer.
The contribution made by St Philip to sacred music was incisive and exemplary; he urged it to be elevated from a source of foolish amusement to being a re-creation for the spirit.
www.rc.net /sanbernardino/stphilipneri   (1566 words)

 Philip - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philip is a personal name, derived from Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses", from philo "love" and hippos "horse".
Philip, one of the Diadochi and satrap of Sogdiana
(Philip I of Castile accounted for the numeral I - Castile was one of the predecessor kingdoms of Spain)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philip   (134 words)

 May 26 Saint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Philip Neri was born in Florence, Italy, in 1515.
But it became obvious when Philip was thirty-six that he had the call to be a priest.
Philip spent the last five years of his life offering the sacrament of Reconciliation to the people.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Philip the Apostle
Philip obeyed the call, and a little later brought Nathaniel as a new disciple (John 1:43-45).
Here also perhaps we must suppose a confusion of the two Philips to have taken place, although it is difficult to decide which of the two, the Apostle or the deacon, was buried in Hieropolis.
The remains of the Philip who was interred in Hieropolis were later translated (as those of the Apostle) to Constantinople and thence to the church of the Dodici Apostoli in Rome.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11799a.htm   (669 words)

 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of February 6
Saint Jerome place her death in Cappadocia during the persecution of Diocletian, Saint Dorothy's name is unknown in Eastern calendars.
Saint Remigius in the conversion of the Franks, was instrumental in the conversion of Clovis I to Christianity.
Saint Aubertus changed a little chapel which Vedast had built in honor of St. Peter into an abbey, and translated the Vedast's relics into this new church, leaving a small portion of them in the cathedral.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0206.htm   (4524 words)

 St. Philip Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Parish of Saint Philip was founded in May of 1962 when the Most Reverend John J. Russell, Bishop of Richmond, agreed to purchase 12 to 15 acres of land in the Broyhill Park Subdivision and appointed the Reverend L. Longiuire Speight as the first pastor.
Since the major portion of the parish was excised from Saint James parish, the Bishop suggested that it be named Saint Philip, the brother of James the Apostle.
Saint Philip's present congregation numbers around 3,900, one of the smallest Catholic communities in the area.
www.rc.net /arlington/stphilip/church.htm   (395 words)

 Clive Barker - Bibliography - Comics - Saint Sinner
Saint Sinner is perhaps the most challenging (not say the strangest) of the first four Razorline projects: a comic that will hopefully stray where few mainstream titles have gone before.
Philip Fetter, an innocent man who has been driven to commit arbitrary murders by a psychotic spirit called by the Runesmith, an invisible enemy who constantly whispers in Fetter's ear.
Philip learns to draw on the powers in him, discovering that the presence of the two contradictory spirits has awakened extraordinary talents.
www.clivebarker.com /html/visions/bib/comics/saint   (563 words)

 Archinect : Views : Philip Johnson; a Response to Andrew Saint
Andrew Saint wrote a venomous obituary in the Guardian (January 29, 2005) that pretends to reveal the corrupted core of Philip Johnson.
Saint uses "the truth" about Johnson's unfortunate affiliations to revise the history of his contributions, as if to say his real gift was to the practice of shrewdness, not architecture.
Saint's Philip Johnson is limp-wristed and fickle, the only type of person who would daintily skip from style to style and who would sacrifice the social mission of architecture for beauty.
www.archinect.com /views/view.php?id=13643_0_36_0_C   (2189 words)

 SAINT PHILIP, APOSTLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Saint Philip was of Bethsaida, in Galilee, and called by our Saviour to follow him the day after Saint Peter and Saint Andrew.
Philip had no sooner discovered the Messias, than he was desirous to make his friend Nathanael a sharer in his happiness.
Philip desired him to come himself to Jesus, not doubting that upon his personal acquaintance with the Son of God, he would be as much convinced of the truth as he was himself.
www.thesacredheart.com /sts/philip.htm   (375 words)

 Biography of Saint Philip
A contemporary of some of the Church's greatest saints (Francis Xavier, John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila), Philip was a friend of St Camillus de Laellis, St. Ignatius Loyola and St. Charles Borromeo.
A late vocation to the priesthood, Philip Neri was ordained at the age of 36.
The distinctive characteristic of Philip Neri's remarkable apostolate was cheerfulness, and everyone was captivated by his charm and spirit of supernatural joy.
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 SAINT PHILIP AND JAMES THE LESSER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There we are told that Philip came from the same town-Bethsaida-as Andrew and Peter, and that after Christ called those two and John himself, He called Philip to follow Him.
Immediately afterward, Philip brought to Christ a man known as Nathaniel generally believed to be the apostle the evangelists call Bartholomew (John 1:42-46).
The only other information about Philip is contained in ancient traditions that say he died and was buried in Hierapolis, a city in the province of Phrygia (modern Turkey), where he had been preaching.
www.stfrancisvernon.org /stphilip_james.htm   (343 words)

 St. Philip Neri - Saint of the Day - American Catholic
Philip Neri was a sign of contradiction, combining popularity with piety against the background of a corrupt Rome and a disinterested clergy, the whole post-Renaissance malaise.
Philip’s advice was sought by many of the prominent figures of his day.
Philip always wanted his followers to become not less but more human through their striving for holiness.
www.americancatholic.org /Features/SaintOfDay?id=1395   (501 words)

 Saint Philip Neri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Philip, avoiding the slightest didactic tendency, enlivened the discussion on such books with amusing or profoundly spiritual remarks which were always practical.
It was in the Oratory that St Philip, side by side with the cultivation of religion, in its expressions both old and new, undertook the reformation and elevation of art, bringing it into the service of God and the Church.
Therefore I exhort all the sons and daughters of St Philip Nerl to be always faithful to their Oratorian vocation, seeking Christ, adhering to Him with perseverance, and being generous spreaders of joy among young people, who are so often tempted to mistrust and discouragement.
praiseofglory.com /stphilipneri.htm   (4719 words)

 AllRefer.com - Saint Philip, one of the Twelve Apostles (Early Christianity, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Saint Philip, one of the Twelve Apostles, Early Christianity, Biographies
Philip is said to have been martyred at Hierapolis of Phrygia.
He is sometimes confused with St. Philip the Evangelist.
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 St Philip Neri Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Philip Neri remains the parish with the largest geographical boundaries in the Omaha Metro area.
As St. Philip Neri Parish has served its members for 100 years, so have its parishioners served the parish.
Its splendid school, many active parish organizations, ministries, and facilities all honor the many sacrifices of its parishioners, both past and present.
www.stphilipneri.net   (120 words)

 Catholic Online - Saints & Angels - Saint Philip Neri
But eventually Philip and his companions were vindicated and went on with their work.
Philip was known to be spontaneous and unpredictable, charming and humorous.
Philip died in 1595 after a long illness at the age of eighty years.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=97   (1357 words)

 MJKnecht-Saint Philip   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Philip was the Third Apostle called by Jesus.
Philip helped serve the loaves of bread and fish at the picnic following the Sermon on the Mount.
Philip performed an exorcism, in the course of which the beast breathed on the son of a local dignitary and killed him.
www.angelfire.com /mi/RedBearsDream/StPhilip.html   (122 words)

 Domestic-Church.Com: Saint Profile: Saint Phillip Neri
All saints are optimistic and cheerful but Neri is more obviously so than most.
His dream of becoming a missionary like Saint Francis Xavier was dashed when church authorities told him his mission was in Rome.
Philip allowed him to do so on the condition he wore it outside his clothes where it would cause him no physical discomfort but led others to laugh at him.
www.domestic-church.com /CONTENT.DCC/19980501/SAINTS/PHIL_NERI.HTM   (1070 words)

 Art Bulletin, The: Art imitates architecture: the Saint Philip reliquary in Renaissance Florence
Unlike the Saint Zenobius head reliquary, which is a so-called speaking, or body-part, reliquary that reflects the type of relic it contains, the arm of Saint Philip is housed in an elongated ostensorium, a monstrance reliquary that shelters the precious relic in a glass, crystal, and gilded silver architectural frame.
The formal connection between the Saint Philip reliquary and S. Maria del Fiore has been noted in the literature, but the extent and symbolic implications of their structural and decorative similarities, especially for Florentine ritual, have not been fully explored.
The arm of Saint Philip boasted an especially illustrious provenance in that it had belonged to Maria Komnenos, niece of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I and widow of the king of Jerusalem and Cyprus.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0422/is_4_86/ai_n8680933   (1217 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Philip Neri
Philip Romolo Neri; Apostle of Rome; Amabile Santo
Though he was related to Italian nobility, Philip came from a poor family.
Philip's brother died in childhood, but his two sisters, Caterina and Elisabetta survived.
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