Franciscans are people and groups (religious orders) who adhere to the
teachings and spiritual disciplines of St Francis of Assisi. The movement
Francesco Bernadone, the founder of the Franciscans, was born in Assisi, Italy, in
1181. ... Their motto was to possess nothing and be possessed by nothing.
Franciscan Symbolism This article by Sister M. Michaeline, written in 1951, ... the
present arms of the Franciscans embodies the motto Deus meus et omnia, the ...
Conversely, orders that are more "active", such as the Franciscans, Dominicans,
or Jesuits, tend to .... The Benedictine "motto" is ora et labora; Prayer and Work.
often with the Motto: Poenitentia Coronat. The distinguishing heraldic mark of the
Franciscans of the Order of Penance within the Franciscan Family was always ...
An article on the history of the Franciscan order and its role within the Catholic
We are the "Third Order Franciscans of Mary Immaculate" or the F.M.I. We are a ...
The motto of the community is therefore: We are the Christ at the Crib ( In ...
The Charism section will give you more information about our Franciscan
heritage, the founders of our religious community, our ... That is the Francisan
As a Franciscan community, we model our life after St. Francis of Assisi. ... The
origins of the Franciscan Motto, “Deus meus et Omnia”, My God and my All.
Secular Franciscans are members of the third order founded by St. Francis of ...
To the Secular Franciscan these words are not only a motto or a beautiful ideal.