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.
The church route included the lakeshore churches of Santo Nino Parish Church in Marawoy, Lipa City; Saint Therese of Child Jesus, Lipa City; Church of Saint Francis of Paola in Lipa City; National Shrine of Saint Padre Pio, Santo Tomas; Saint John the Evangelist Parish Church, Tanauan City, Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Parish Church in Tanuan City; and the Immaculate Conception Parish Church in Malvar.
ROME, March 29 (KUNA) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday presented the "Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis" to Jordanian King Abdullah II for his efforts in the human rights domain.
UAE will be building a church and mosque named after Saint Francis and Grand Imam Ahmad Al Tayyeb in Abu Dhabi.
Roman Catholic churches, missionary groups, seminaries, schools, and religious organizations such as the Order of the Salesians of Don Bosco will hold commemorative masses tomorrow in solemn celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis de Sales, the patron saint of journalists and writers and a Doctor of the Universal Church.
Saint Francis of Assisi College blasted lowly Asian Institute of Maritime Studies, 90-64, for a big bounce back win.
4, feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, patron of the environment.
For example, in 2013, CallisonRTKL began working with Saint Francis Health System in Tulsa, Okla., to help the organization establish experiential consistency for its Warren Clinic outpatient locations.
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.