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Franciscan

a member of any of several Christian religious orders of mendicant friars or nuns tracing their origins back to Saint Francis of Assisi; a Grey Friar
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Through discussion of the texts created by the three leaders of the spirituals, Burr places the history of this aspect of the Franciscan order within a wider theological context.
Only two types of school theatres remained completely untouched by this process: some of the Franciscan and all Calvinist schools.
Burr combines these events with another lesser-known battle between the Franciscans and Dominicans, the Correctorium Controversy, which began with an attack on Franciscan vows by Thomas Aquinas.
Mercy Franciscan at West Park, which provides independent living, assisted living, respite care, and long-term and skilled nursing
A San Franciscan of more recent vintage knows only what it feels like to lose a World Series when baseball doesn't seem to matter anymore, the four-game sweep by Bay Area rival Oakland after the deadly earthquake of 1989.
At the eastern end are the Dominicans, to the west the Franciscans, who since 1317 have been pounding herbs in one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe.
Devoted exclusively to patients from infancy to age 22, Franciscan treats 700 children as inpatients and averages 140,000 outpatient visits annually.
Agustin Huneeus and his management team have carefully shaped Franciscan into one of the top estate wineries in California, if not the world.
It's also Franciscan so I occasionally visited and communed there, especially en route to Urbino.
Michael Perry, minister general of the Friars Minor, the Franciscans were allowed to elect brothers to leadership roles, including as minister general.
This text represents perhaps the most creative of a series of studies sponsored by the Franciscan Institute's May Bonfils Stanton Memorial Fund.
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare (Wheaton) is a Catholic, not-for-profit organization with more than 100 health and shelter organizations in Wisconsin, Iowa, Colorado, and Illinois.

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