Saint Francis


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Noun1.Saint Francis - (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)Saint Francis - (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
2.Saint Francis - a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through ArkansasSaint Francis - a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR - a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
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One of these believers in omens will get up of a morning, leave his house, and meet a friar of the order of the blessed Saint Francis, and, as if he had met a griffin, he will turn about and go home.
I wonder not," said Robin, after a moment's silence, "that thy true love loved thee, for thou hast surely a silver cross beneath thy tongue, even like good Saint Francis, that could charm the birds of the air by his speech.
In addition to these establishments, there is a Roman Catholic cathedral, dedicated to Saint Francis Xavier; and a hospital, founded by the munificence of a deceased resident, who was a member of that church.
In this translation from the Italian, Dario Fo takes the historical figure of Saint Francis and builds around him a set of fables that decry the evils of greed and corruption.
Catholic churches, missionary groups, seminaries, schools, and religious organizations such as the Order of the Salesians of Don Bosco will hold commemorative masses tomorrow (January 24) in solemn celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis de Sales, the patron of journalists and writers and a Doctor of the Universal Church.
Saint Francis led an extensive mission into Asia mainly in the Portuguese empire of the time and was influential in evangelisation work, most notably in India.
A new 7,000-square-foot freestanding chapel will be the tallest and most central point at the University of Saint Francis in Indiana.
Directed to Saint Francis, these sweet musings create a place of refuge in a wearying world.
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center awarded for interoperability efforts
Mr Hulin, works to Tree Preservation Order(s) 10/82, 12 Saint Francis Gardens, Fixby.
Ellner, president of the Saint Francis Medical Group, vice chairman of the department of surgery and director of surgical guality at Saint Francis FH-ospital and Medical Center in Flartford, Connecticut, was instrumental in the founding of the Connecticut Surgical Quality Collaborative.
Parker, 74, of Worcester, died on Monday, March 23rd in the Saint Francis Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after an illness.