In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fraile masculineFriar Tuck — Fray Tuck
- the Augustinian/Black/Grey/White Friars — los agustinos/dominicos / domínicos /franciscanos/carmelitas
- In the 1200's, members of new religious orders, called friars, began to work among the people.
- Straub spent more than a year living with Franciscan friars working in impoverished areas all over the world, including India, Jamaica, and the United States.
- Michael Robson analyzes the preaching and service of Dominican and Franciscan friars.
- When the first missionary friars arrived in what was then called New Spain, they decided to evangelize the indigenous peoples in their own languages.
- The family came to prominence when Francesco della Rovere, a Franciscan friar from an obscure noble family based in the far-flung Marche region, became Pope in 1471.
- Such language, even coming as it was from the mouth of a Dominican friar, was bound to get Savonarola in trouble.
- At the height of the indulgence sale, Martin Luther, an Augustinian friar from Germany, traveled to Rome and was shocked by what he saw.
- One document acknowledges an archdeacon's grant of the use of his books to a house of Franciscan friars, who were to keep the books when the donor died.
- Thomas Aquinas was a Dominican friar, and a theological giant.
- A Franciscan friar, much of Bacon's life is obscure, but he was born in Somerset and probably studied at Oxford before teaching in Paris.
- It is possible that the panel was painted for a Franciscan friar - presumably someone of standing, or who had wealthy connections outside the convent.
- As the prayer evolved, so did the congregation, grappling with an issue that Reamer says goes to the very core of his mission as a Franciscan friar.
- While scholars had already located several copies of the other two, the Abbotsford House book is the only known translation by Osbern Bokenham, the Augustinian friar and poet.
- There is a further reason for the insistence on Francis's garden that is worth considering, namely, that its presence might have helped Thomas to legitimize Francis's new order of friars.
- The Carmelite friars who made up the community in Leighlinbridge were Normans from the Carmelite Province of England where the two principal friaries were at Aylesford and Hulne.
- He was a man who was in training to wear the brown robe of a Franciscan friar.
- The laity, however, reserved their deepest respect for the celibate, highly-educated Franciscan friars.
- The foundation of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders of friars in the thirteenth century transformed the spiritual life of the Western Church.
- ‘Who are they,’ Francis lamented towards the end of his life, ‘who have torn my order and my friars from my hands?’
- He was in early life a Dominican friar, but broke from his order and left Italy to avoid prosecution for heresy.
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