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Definition of Franciscan Nuns

Franciscan Nuns
Franciscan Fran*cis"can, a. [LL. Franciscus Francis: cf. F. franciscain.] (R. C. Ch.) Belonging to the Order of St. Francis of the Franciscans. Franciscan Brothers, pious laymen who devote themselves to useful works, such as manual labor schools, and other educational institutions; -- called also Brothers of the Third Order of St. Francis. Franciscan Nuns, nuns who follow the rule of t. Francis, esp. those of the Second Order of St. Francis, -- called also Poor Clares or Minoresses. Franciscan Tertiaries, the Third Order of St. Francis.

Meaning of Franciscan Nuns from wikipedia

- The Poor Clares, officially the Order of Saint Clare (Latin: Ordo sanctae Clarae) – originally referred to as the Order of Poor Ladies, and later the Clarisses...
- The Franciscans are a group of related mendicant religious orders within the Catholic Church, founded in 1209 by Saint Francis of ****isi. These orders...
- Nuns A nun is a member of a religious community of women, typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience in the enclosure of a monastery...
- Blessed Rani Maria Vattalil (29 January 1954 – 25 February 1995) - in religious Rani Maria - was an Indian Syro Malabar professed religious and a social...
- Saint Clare of Montefalco (Italian:Chiara da Montefalco) (c. 1268 – August 18, 1308), also called Saint Clare of the Cross, was an Augustinian nun and...
- School for Girls. In 1950, it became a convent for Franciscan nuns. In the 1970s the Franciscan nuns ran a home for girls at the estate. In 1998, the property...
- Piast ruler Henry II the Pious. She was celebrated by the community of Franciscan nuns at St Clara of Prague Abbey in Wrocław as their founder and patron...
- Magdalena de la Cruz (1487–1560) was a Franciscan nun of Córdoba in Spain, who for many years was honored as a living saint. However, St. Ignatius Loyola...
- the SS Deutschland. Among those killed in the shipwreck were five Franciscan nuns forced to leave Germany by the Falk Laws; the poem is dedicated to...
- Perpetual Adoration". FSPA. Retrieved 20 June 2015. Oldham, Kit. "Franciscan nuns depart Shaw Island, after running the island ferry terminal and store...
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