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  Servite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Servite Friars or Servants of Mary are one of the five original mendicant orders.
The Servites were founded in Florence in 1233 through a coming together of seven lay men who are known as the Founders.
The Founders first lived in an area of Florence known as Cafaggio, thought to be near the present Servite Church of the Santissma Annunziata.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Servite   (194 words)

 Servite Housing Association - Press Release Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sheila Campbell, Director of Servite said, "Nearly all of the tenants in the Phase 1 development have successfully been rehoused much quicker than we thought possible and we are looking forward to starting on site with this new £1 million development by the end of the year".
Servite Housing Association are asking housing applicants in Dundee, Fife, Perth and Kinross and Angus to let them know which of their houses they’d like to live in.
Servite’s Director, Sheila Campbell, says of homehunt "This is a major departure from traditional lettings within social housing, where applicants usually have to fill out a lengthy form and assessment before being placed on a waiting list with no real idea of how long they will have to remain there before being offered a house.
www.servite.co.uk /pressrelarchive.htm   (1804 words)

 History of the Servite Secular Institute
Honouring Our Lady as Mother of Sorrows, the Servites had established themselves in Fulham Road, Chelsea and it was with their financial help and in their parish that the first Servite House was established in 1946.
Servite House gave at least some of them a home and restored a sense of family to people who had little hope.
Joan wanted her Institute to be Servite so it had to share the charisms of the Servite Order - compassion, sharing, service, a simple and joyful family spirit and a reverence for and imitation of Our Lady as we see her throughout the gospels, but especially on Calvary.
website.lineone.net /~alexis_pottinger/ssi/history.htm   (747 words)

 Servite reassigns Toner
Servite was 2-8 overall and 0-5 in the Serra League this past season.
Servite president Peter Bowen said the school is undergoing a restructuring that involves every aspect of the school's curriculum.
Servite alums Bowen and Frank Talarico, Servite vice president of advancement, said when they were freshmen Toner was deeply involved in indoctrinating first-year students into life at the all-boys Catholicschool.
www.ocregister.com /ocr/2005/01/11/sections/sports/highschool/article_373408.php   (487 words)

 Servite Vocations
As Servite friars, we are committed to an international brotherhood founded for the service of God and all his sons and daughters.
We Servites are witnesses to the values represented by the Blessed Virgin.
POSTULANCY: Postulancy is a period of introduction to the Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites) and its goal is to assist you in acquiring a familiarity with Servite life by living with Servites in a community setting.
www.thegrotto.org /vocations.htm   (387 words)

 Servite Friars Australia
In this parish, one of the Servite Sisters from India is pastoral assistant.
Not surprisingly, Australian Servites are called upon to share their strong Marian orientation with the church at-large.
The Servite Constitutions say clearly that "every friar and each community are responsible, by their life and witness, for attracting new members to our Order." Servites therefore welcome interested men to investigate our way of life and even to negotiate a suitable time to share in it temporarily in one of our communities.
www.servite.org /austral.htm   (591 words)

 Servite High Preview
Servite High is located in Anaheim, and is officially an arm of the Order of Friar Servants of Mary.
The only weakness for Servite is that they lack a true "big man", and will have some difficulty with Ocean View, whom many believe are actually the league favorites with their center Kevin Hanson, a big and versatile 6'-10 post player.
Servite may, but probably will not win the league this season, but if they don't, they'll come awfully close, giving Ocean View a real run for it.
www.socalhoops.tierranet.com /archive/prepnotes/November97/servite1.htm   (778 words)

 The Servite Order
The tradition and scientific history sometime differ in their presentation and interpretation of facts: historical documentation preserved in the Servite archives witnesses to a providential combination of persons and circumstances, movements and ideals, which culminated in the founding of the Order.
Since the early days of the Servite Order, friars, and later Servite Sisters too, have spread throughout the world, living and sharing Christ's Gospel of peace under the special patronage of Mary, the "Lady" honored by the original seven Servants of Mary.
Servite history, with its roots in the turmoil of 13th century Italy, and in the hearts, minds and souls of Seven Holy Founders, is still being lived and written in the lives of each Servite.
website.lineone.net /~alexis_pottinger/ssi/order.htm   (930 words)

 Hill Connections: Connecting to... Servite-related Sites
Servite Sisters, Ladysmith, Wisconsin -- U.S. foundation of Sisters Servants of Mary.
Servite Sisters, Omaha, Nebraska -- U.S. Province of Sisters Servants of Mary of London/Cuves.
Servite Sisters, Tinley Park, Illinois -- U.S.-based group of Mantellate Sisters Servants of Mary.
hillconnections.org /ct/servites.htm   (296 words)

Historians have generally held, from internal evidence, that this unsigned and undated narrative is the work of Prior General Peter of Todi, who was present in 1317 when the remains of St. Philip Benizi were exhumed and placed in a chapel of the Servite church in Todi.
But in the past forty years, historians have shown that this narrative is the work of two, or possibly three, authors, the last of which was Peter of Todi.
This is the most complete study of the early years of the Servite Order.
www.udayton.edu /mary/servite2.html   (410 words)

 Archdiocese of Denver - DCR - Local News
The Servites are giving up five parishes nationwide, as well as several in Australia and South Africa.
The Servite community, begun in Italy in 1233, is comprised of lay men and women, nuns, brothers and priests.
Servite Fathers Ramaciotti and Guentner, and Brother Phillip Eikmeyer are temporarily assigned to Mount Carmel and will live there while they wait for their new assignments.
www.archden.org /dcr/news.php?e=29&s=4&a=653   (649 words)

It is likewise prescribed in the Constitutions of the Servites of 1257 "quod nullus accedat sine scapulari et tunica dormitum".
Later on the Franciscans gave the members of their third order for the laity the large scapular, and founded also a Franciscan confraternity the members of which were given as their badge not a small scapular, but a girdle.
Priests may obtain from the General of the Servites the faculty to receive the faithful into the confraternity and to bless and invest with the scapular.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13508b.htm   (6229 words)

The Order of Servites is the fifth mendicant order, the objects of which are the sanctification of its members, preaching the Gospel, and the propagation of devotion to the Mother of God, with special reference to her sorrows.
In 1783 the Servites were expelled from Prague and in 1785 Joseph II desecrated the shrine of Maria Waldrast.
The particular object of the order is to sanctify first its own members, and then all men through devotion to the Mother of God, especially in her desolation during the Passion of her Divine Son.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13736a.htm   (1613 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Philip Benizi
Sent to Forli, Italy to resolve a conflict between the papacy and the emperor, he was heckled and then physically attacked while preaching.
Codified the Servite rules, and defended against attempts to disband it in the wake of the Second Council of Lyons which put restrictions on mendicant orders.
He was considered a candidate for the papacy at one point; when he heard the rumor, he went into hiding on Mount Tuniato until Pope Gregory X was chosen.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintp0c.htm   (291 words)

 Servite could do better says Audit Commission | 24dash.com - Social Housing
Servite Houses Housing Association provides a 'fair' with promising prospects to improve, according to a new Audit Commission report.
The Commission's inspection team gave the service one star out of a possible three because the national association is providing accessible services, has an overall high level of resident satisfaction and has enhanced its capacity to improve services to all of its residents.
Servite Houses is a registered charity and national housing association which provides social housing, student accommodation, key worker and care services.
www.24dash.com /content/news/viewNews.php?navID=1&newsID=1153   (499 words)

 Seven Holy Founders
The Servite Order was born in 1233 in Florence, Italy, when seven merchants responded to the inspiration of Mary to dedicate themselves to serving her and God's people.
Servites gradually extended their presence through Italy, and soon throughout Europe, and are now present in all the inhabited continents of the world.
Dozens of Servite priests and brothers have served in the parish over the last 70 years.
www.foundersaffton.org /history.html   (571 words)

 Servite College, Catholic co-educational school, Tuart Hill, Western Australia
As a school seeking educational excellence, Servite College integrates into its programmes across all years Religious Education as a key area of exploration.
In alliance with teachers, families are witness to the maturing of their children throughout the teenage years as they prepare for life.
At Servite College, we aim to educate the whole person and offer pastoral care as commitment to the Catholic faith and the example of Jesus Christ.
servitefs2.servite.wa.edu.au   (116 words)

 Classical guitar concert set for Museum Center -- City of Fullerton, CA
Servite’s renowned classical guitar program - the only such high school program in Orange County - was founded four years ago, and includes beginning and advanced classes and ensemble groups.
The Servite program has grown steadily in recognition and accomplishments, culminating this year when four students were offered more than $60,000 total in college scholarships to study guitar.
The Servite concert is being offered by the museum in conjunction with its exhibit “The Orange Groove: Orange County’s Rock ‘n Roll History,” which celebrates Orange County’s musical legacy and the impact it has had on popular music.
www.ci.fullerton.ca.us /city_manager/pressreleases/guitar.html   (493 words)

 Servite Center for Life, Wisconsin
The Servite Center for Life is sponsored by the Catholic order of the Servants of Mary.
As an interfaith ministry rooted in the Servite traditions, the Center seeks to inspire the people of northern Wisconsin and to promote greater understanding of and respect for spirituality in its many forms.
The first was to create connections among the Servite Center for Life, youth, senior citizens, and the general population of the community.
mira.wkkf.org /grantees/servite/servite.htm   (572 words)

 Archdiocese of Denver - DCR - Local News
Servite Father Hugh M. Guentner, pastor of Assumption Church in Welby, was a delegate to the International Union of the Servite Family USA (UNIFAS-USA) national congress in Omaha, Neb., June 27-29.
She said it was humbling to speak to the gathering of Servites.
The international UNIFAS (uniting the Servite family from all over the world) gathering will be in Portugal July 13-18.
www.archden.org /dcr/news.php?e=33&s=4&a=763   (426 words)

 Aquatics - Servite High School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I have had the pleasure of coaching Servite waterpolo for the last 13 years.
Most recently, in 2002 we won CIF and in 2003 Servite was ranked Number 1 in the Nation in Waterpolo and 5th in the Nation in Swimming.
Throughout the year, Servite has the opportunity to play in many of the finest waterpolo tournaments in the country (e.g., the SandR Cup, etc).
www.cdg.org /upload/servite_water_polo/water_polo/about_us.html   (250 words)

 Our Lady Of Sorrows Parish
Father Luigi Giambastiani of the Servite Fathers (Order of the Servants of Mary) was invited to be the first pastor.
When the Servite Fathers left the parish there was a parish population of 1200 families; the enrollment in the parish school had risen to 350.
When the new pastor, Father Donald Campbell, was appointed to the parish by Archbishop William Duke, he was able to take advantage of the heritage bequeathed to the parish as he embarked on the parish next major undertaking: The building of a new church.
sorrows.2pa.org /historia.html   (420 words)

 Archdiocese of Saint Louis - Office of Vocations | Extreme Living | God's Yellow Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Servite Friars are a Roman Catholic religious order of men founded in the 13th century, living and working in the spirit and traditions of the Second Vatican Council.
Servite ministry includes: parish work, teaching, education, St. Peregrine and shrine ministries, foreign and domestic missions, retreat work, chaplaincies and manual labor.
The Servite formation program helps to evaluate the reality of one's vocation to the religious and ministerial life.
www.stlvocations.org /Extreme_Living/friar.shtml   (386 words)

 SEVEN SORROWS OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, History, Customs, Prayers, Beads, Bibliography
HISTORY: The Servite Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows is a devotion that recalls seven sorrowful episodes in the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The practice originated with the Servite Order (Servants of Mary), probably soon after the Order was founded in Monte Senario, Italy, in 1233.
Shaughnessy, Patrick, O.S.B., S.T.D. 1984 "The Rosary of the Seven Sorrows (Servite)." In Twenty-four Rosaries and Chaplets.
www.ixeh.net /faith/Seven-S/ss-00.html   (850 words)

 Homehunt - Providers - Servite Housing Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Servite aims to give you as much choice as possible when it comes to applying for a house.
It should be quick and easy to register with us and our specially designed information pack will also let you know how you can apply for priority.
Servite Housing Association will hold the information you provide when Registering or other additional related information you may provide together with any that is obtained by the Association from a third party in accordance with our
www.homehunt.info /Servite_Housing_Association.shtml   (612 words)

 Rivals.com Football Recruiting - All in the family
His brother, Ryan Kalil, played at Servite before moving on to USC, where he is a junior starter at center and is on the Rimington Trophy watch list.
Servite football is definitely in Kalil's blood, and he wouldn't trade it another thing.
The bond of playing at Servite has even made Kalil's friendship with his brother even stronger.
rivals100.rivals.com /content.asp?CID=479085   (800 words)

 Hill Connections: Contemplation -Inspirational People (Frances Wanbaugh, OSM)
Her call to be a sister was a focus of her discussions with her pastor and with Servite sisters for several years.
For the next twelve years, Frances was involved in parish ministry to the sick, elderly and poor; taught adult religious education; prepared children for the reception of the sacraments; and implemented the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA).
Mary was her model: of courage, of openness to the unexpected, of accepting new challenges, of ministering in new places.
hillconnections.org /ri/wanbaugh4ja.htm   (1043 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports > High Schools -- Servite serves up a Saints setback
CHULA VISTA – If, as many believed, last night's St. Augustine-Anaheim Servite football game was a test of parochial school powers from two counties, San Diego has a ways to go.
Using the accurate passing of junior Dan Klein, the relentless running of Ray Rangel and a stifling defense, Servite's Friars stepped past the Saints 37-14 at Southwestern College.
Servite (3-2) took command from the start, driving to the St. Augustine 15, where Kevin Goessling kicked a 32-yard field goal.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/preps/20051008-9999-7s8p-brand.html   (439 words)

 Servite Models - Blessed John   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Even while partaking in a life of community, prayer, and service, John felt a continued call to a more solitary life.
The opportunity came to become part of the Servite community of hermits on Mount Senario, the birthplace of the Order.
Milan and the small Servite community of Cavacurta, near Lodi, where he was a hermit.
www.cbservices.org /servite.nsf/johnangelo?OpenPage   (281 words)

 7 Holy Founders of Servite Order
She told them she—had chosen them to be her servants, that she wished them to wear the fl habit, and to follow the Rule of St. Augustine.
Siena, Pistoia and Arezzo were the first places chosen, and afterwards the houses at Carfaggio, the convent and church of the Santissima Annunziata in Florence, and the convent at Lucca were established.
Meanwhile, although the Servites had the approval of their immediate superiors, they had not been recognized by the Holy See.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/7SERVITE.htm   (892 words)

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