I charge thee to return, and change thy shape; Thou art too ugly to attend on me: Go, and return an old Franciscan
friar; That holy shape becomes a devil best.
There were portraits of men with large, melancholy eyes which seemed to say you knew not what; there were long monks in the Franciscan
habit or in the Dominican, with distraught faces, making gestures whose sense escaped you; there was an Assumption of the Virgin; there was a Crucifixion in which the painter by some magic of feeling had been able to suggest that the flesh of Christ's dead body was not human flesh only but divine; and there was an Ascension in which the Saviour seemed to surge up towards the empyrean and yet to stand upon the air as steadily as though it were solid ground: the uplifted arms of the Apostles, the sweep of their draperies, their ecstatic gestures, gave an impression of exultation and of holy joy.
As he passed the Rue de la Huchette, the odor of those admirable spits, which were incessantly turning, tickled his olfactory apparatus, and he bestowed a loving glance toward the Cyclopean roast, which one day drew from the Franciscan
friar, Calatagirone, this pathetic exclamation: Veramente, queste rotisserie sono cosa stupenda !* But Jehan had not the wherewithal to buy a breakfast, and he plunged, with a profound sigh, under the gateway of the Petit-Châtelet, that enormous double trefoil of massive towers which guarded the entrance to the City.
Vincy, the mayor, a florid man, who would have served for a study of flesh in striking contrast with the Franciscan
tints of Mr.
The Dominican and Franciscan
friars, also, who had come to England in the thirteenth century, soon after the foundation of their orders in Italy, and who had been full at first of passionate zeal for the spiritual and physical welfare of the poor, had now departed widely from their early character and become selfish, luxurious, ignorant, and unprincipled.
The Franciscans immediately succeeded the Jesuits, and subsequently the Dominicans; but the latter managed their affairs ill.
There are about twenty-one missions in this province, most of which were established about fifty years since, and are generally under the care of the Franciscans. These exert a protecting sway over about thirty-five thousand Indian converts, who reside on the lands around the mission houses.
Now she entered the church depressed and humiliated, not even able to remember whether it was built by the Franciscans
or the Dominicans.
An alumna of Franciscan
University of Steubenville in Ohio has written an open letter saying that she was sexually abused while a student there and that the school administration ignored her complaints.
family is celebrating this year the 800th anniversary of the meeting of St.
Primary School, 221 Franciscan
Road, Tooting, London, SW17 8HQ, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area.
Murray Bodo, OFM, (a Franciscan
priest and a member of the Franciscan
Academy) brings to life seven teachings from the life and writings of St.