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Augustinians,

religious order in the Roman Catholic Church. The name derives from the Rule of St. Augustine (5th cent.?), which established rules for monastic observance and common religious life. The canons regular, made up of ordained clergy, adopted this rule in the 11th cent. and became known as Augustinian, or Austin, canons. Augustinian canons pursue a life of poverty, celibacy, and obedience without withdrawing from the world. Subsequent orders of canons regular, such as the Premonstratensians, are outgrowths of the Augustinians. The Austin friars are an entirely different group of religious, dating from the 13th cent. (see friarfriar
[Lat. frater=brother], member of certain Roman Catholic religious orders, notably, the Dominicans, Franciscans, Carmelites, and Augustinians. Although a general form of address in the New Testament, since the 13th cent.
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). Officially known as Hermits of St. Augustine, they now exist in three independent branches—the Calced Augustinian Hermits, the more austere and less numerous Discalced Augustinian Hermits, and the Recollects of St. Augustine. There are also congregations of women corresponding to both canons and friars.
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The Bardi-Cavalcanti company of Florence had an Italianate nineteen-room house on Throgmorton Street, near Austin Friars, the church of the Italian Protestant community.
In addition, the reader is curious to know how the largely rural and agrarian communities of the Cistercians were affected by the commercial revolution of the thirteenth century and the birth of the new urban orders, such as the Dominicans, Franciscans, Austin friars, and others.
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They finished top of the pool with seven points from five games, just three more than Austin Friars, Morpeth RFC and Hill House School who finished joint-bottom with four.
During his training, the former Austin Friars student has focused on commercial law and has spent time working in the corporate, construction and commercial property departments.
A new mall would run from the Debenhams store to the Austin Friars precinct.
Amongst their other sporting achievements The Mowden Under 11 Hockey Team played and won their first hockey tournament of the season on Saturday, September 30 at Austin Friars School in Carlisle and were awarded the annual trophy.
Among their other sporting achievements The Mowden Under 11 Hockey Team played and won their first hockey tournament of the season on September 30, at Austin Friars School in Carlisle and were awarded the annual trophy.
"It didn't work out for all sorts of reasons but my father then got work in Canada through someone he had known in Bolton." The young Brodrick was back in Britain as a boarder at the Austin Friars School in Carlisle, run by the Augustinian friars whose ranks he would join as a deep-thinking 19-year-old ( and after a gap year on a logging camp in British Columbia.

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