Francis of Paola
- (1416–1507)Saint and Order Founder.Francis spent a year at the Franciscan friary of San Marco in Italy and, after living as a hermit in Paola, in 1436 he started the Order of Minims (Ordo Fratres Minimorum). Members of the order were dedicated to the practice of humility. They were to live on charity and were to eat neither meat, fish, nor dairy food. Francis himself was renowned for his holiness. In obedience to the Pope, he ministered to King Louis XI of France and he acted as spiritual advisor to his son, King Charles VIII. The order spread through France, Spain and Germany and there is a Tertiary Order for those who cannot live in community, in South America.The Catholic University of America, New Catholic Encyclopaedia (1967).
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Francis of Paola — Infobox Saint name=Saint Francis of Paola birth date=27 March 1416 death date=death date|1507|4|2|mf=y feast day=April 2 venerated in=Roman Catholicism imagesize=200px caption=Saint Francis of Paola, in an engraving by Marco Pitteri, after… … Wikipedia
Francis of Paola, Saint — ▪ Italian friar Italian San Francesco De Paola born March 27, 1416, Paola, Kingdom of Naples died April 2, 1507, Plessis les Tours, Fr.; canonized 1519; feast day April 2 founder of the Minim Friars, a severely ascetic Roman Catholic… … Universalium
ST. FRANCIS OF PAOLA — See FRANCESCO DI PAULA … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Paola, Italy — Infobox CityIT img coa = Paola (CS) Stemma.gif official name = Comune di Paola image caption= name= Paola region = Calabria province = Cosenza (CS) elevation m =94 area total km2 = 42 population as of = December 31, 2004 population total = 16978… … Wikipedia
Francis — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Francis imagesize= caption= pronunciation= gender = Male/Female mealoserLight Bringer region = origin = Latin related names = Franciscus footnotes = Francis is an English and Scottish first name and a surname… … Wikipedia
Paola (Kansas) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Paola. 38° 34′ 25″ N 94° 52′ 24″ W … Wikipédia en Français
San Francesco di Paola ai Monti — HistoryIt was built 1645 50 with funds given by Olimpia Aldobrandini Pamphili, who (like St Francis) had roots in Calabria. It was designed by Gioan Pietro Morandi, given to the Minim Friars, and became the national church of the Calabrians. The… … Wikipedia
Franz-von-Paola-Kirche — Franz von Paola Kirche, Franz de Paula Kirche nennt man die Kirchen, die dem Heiligen Franz von Paola (lat. Franciscus de Paula, um 1436–1507), Gründer des Paulanerordens, gewidmet sind. Patrozinium ist der 2. April. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Franz von Paola — Der hl. Franz von Paola, Stich des 18. Jahrhunderts Franz von Paola (lat. Franciscus de Paula) (* um 1436 in Paola, Italien; † 2. April 1507 in Plessis lès Tours, Frankreich) gründete den Orden der Paulaner und ist ein Heiliger der römisch… … Deutsch Wikipedia
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