Mendicant orders

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(R. C. Ch.) certain monastic orders which are forbidden to acquire landed property and are required to be supported by alms, esp. the Franciscans, the Dominicans, the Carmelites, and the Augustinians.

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Dominic de Guzman, the Spaniard who founded the mendicant friar movement with the Italian St.
She contrasts the approaches of Ceitinn and Micheal O Cleirigh, one a diocesan priest, the other a mendicant friar. While superficially preoccupied with the re-organisation of the Irish church into dioceses in the twelfth century, Ceitinn's prime concern was the Tridentine re-organisation of the seventeenth-century Irish church.
Guillaume was a mendicant friar and the confessor of the wife of the French King Louis IX, (d.
Here a Dominican mendicant friar and a parish priest are engaged in a violent quarrel over the last will of a dying man.
Francis of Assisi, led the mendicant friar movement that reformed the medieval church-a preacher in every sense.
His topics include Augustine's Confessions: journey of a restless heart, Beowulf and the heroic ideal, from epic to romances: The Song of Roland and the Arthurian adventures of Chretien de Troyes, Francis and Aquinas: mendicant Friars who transformed the Church, Dante and the Commedia, and Chaucer on the road to Canterbury.
Contributions to this volume focus less on 'exceptional travels', like those of Marco Polo or Ibn Battuta, and more on cases of the everyday travel of mendicant friars, soldiers, students, and diplomats.
Within decades, however, these hermits were spurred by the changing politics of the medieval Middle East to move to Europe, becoming mendicant friars and often practicing a less stringent way of life.
The pope's keen interest in the Observant Movement of mendicant friars, cardinal Domenico Carpranica's establishment of a school, Poggio's praise of several cardinals for secular virtues, and Alberti's descriptions of the ideal bishop are all examined.
In their attempt to establish colonial order, mendicant friars placed various chinamitales together in hope that they would become unified Indian towns.
Francis of Assisi, founded his order of mendicant friars in the 13th century after receiving a calling from God to "rebuild my church." Some 800 years later, St.
1393), referring to mendicant friars, credits (pseudo-)Hildegard explicitly: