• Frank Castle Howard Saint Family
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    Perspective Journal- The Punisher This story is based on a movie called The Punisher which was about an FBI undercover agent, Frank Castle. Frank has all his family murdered while away on a vacation and through out the movie seeks revenge. This operation was ordered by the main villain in the movie, Howard Saint. Howard Saint has every reason to be justified for calling the operation to murder Frank Castle's family. Howard wouldn't have been involved in the killing of Frank Castle's family if Fr...
  • Saint Therese Of Lisieux
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    Therese Martin, future Saint Therese of Lisieux, was born on January 2, 1873 in Alec on, France. By the age of 15 she had decided upon becoming a cloistered Carmelite after wanting to follow in the footsteps of her sisters but was refused by the Carmelite superior because of her young age. After also being denied entrance by the bishop, Therese even approached Pope Leo XIII while on a pilgrimage with her father and sister. After being forbidden to speak to the Pope, Therese broke the mandatory s...
  • 2 Paintings Modanno W Child And Angels
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    The painting called Madonna and Child with Saint Francis and Dominic and Angels by Giulio Cesare Procaccini is one of many paintings labeled masterpiece. This painting contains brilliant brushwork and messages that are indirect. This painting was done in Milan Italy any where from 1574-1625. It is 101 1/8 x 56 3/8 in. (256. 9 x 143. 2 cm) and painted on canvas with oil. In the picture all the faces are looking at the child that is held by Mary. Saint Francis is dressed in a long cloak with a ho...
  • Gothic Art Romanesque Saint Vaulted
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    Romanesque may first be sensed in new structural developments... Sophisticated but unsatisfactory attempts to vault the great basilican naves safely, with elements of Roman, Byzantine, or Eastern origin, impelled progressive Romanesque engineers, from about 1090 onward, to invent a new type of ribbed groin-vaulted unit bay, using pointed arches to distribute thrust and improve the shape of the geometric surfaces. Fifty years of experimentation produced vaulting that was light, strong, open, vers...
  • Saint Thomas Aquinas God One Existence
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    Saint Thomas Aquinas Saint Thomas Aquinas was a philosopher, theologian, Doctor of the Catholic Church, and is the patron saint of Catholic Universities, colleges, and schools. He was born in Rocca Secc a, Italy, in 1225 and was born into a wealthy family. He even was related to the kings of Aragon, Castile, and France. His journey into Catholic beliefs seemed predestined, for he was told when he was a young child that he would become a friar and no one would be equal to him. He started his ques...
  • Saint Augustine Years Thou Bishop
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    SAINT AUGUSTINE Bishop of Hippo, Doctor of the Church, (A. D. 430) Introduction "And Thou, O Lord, how long How long Is it to be tomorrow and tomorrow Why not now Why not this very hour put an end to shame " These words of repentance marked the beginning of Augustine's newline. A few years after he came in contact with God, he said, "Our hearts, O Lord, were made for you, and they are restless until the rest in you." Saint Augustine is one of the greatest Fathers of the Church. Hew as an origina...
  • Saint Nicolas Nicholas Wonderful Santa
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    Ceremonial SpeechSPS: To praise Saint Nicholas. CIS: We all know who Santa Claus is and Saint Nicholas the man responsible for all the wonderful things we know him for such as: selflessness, unsurpassed generosity, popularity we can all learn and apply his wonderful deeds to our own lives. Introduction: I. I know that all of you have heard of Santa Claus but how many of you actually know the history behind him? Saint Nicholas was the wonderful man that the legend of Santa Claus derived from. II...
  • Surrealism Of The Temptation Of Saint Anthony
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    During the period between World War I and World War II, many people decided that rationale had created the destruction left behind from the war and that it was time to rely on the subconscious as a way to analyze the world. These people became known as Surrealists. One of the most famous surrealist artists was Salvador Dal'i. Dal'i's piece The Temptation of Saint Anthony is a prime example of Surrealism. Surrealist paintings are described as dreamlike and fantastical. Much of Dal'i's paintings w...
  • St Augustine Saint Manichees Good
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    Confessions is St. Augustine. He chooses to follow the ways of the society and indulges himself in the sins that he committed, therefore, making him responsible for his own actions. The church does not seal itself off from the world around it, but remains permanently, vulnerably, open to it. Those outside can still come in at any time-and those inside can fail, and fall, at any time. He lived as we do, in the present, full of uncertainty. He depicts himself as a rather ordinary sort of child, g...
  • St Augustine Saint Manichees God
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    Saint Augustine of Hippo Theologians, Biblical scholars and Christians all over the world often wrestle with two extremely important questions about their faith. These questions are, 'What is God like?' and 'How should we live in response to God?' Some feel that we need others to direct us, some feel we need them to challenge us, but everyone agrees that we need others. That is exactly how Saint Augustine struggles to find his faith and beliefs. He found it extremely difficult to come with a con...
  • Thomas Aquinas Saint God Seek
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    THOMAS AQUINAS Also known as Doctor Angelic us; The Dumb Ox; The Universal Teacher; Doctor Communis; Great Synthesizer Memorial 28 January Profile Son of the Count of Aquino, born in the family castle in Lombardy near Naples. Educated by Benedictine monks at Monte Cassino, and at the University of Naples. Secretly joined the medic ant Dominican friars in 1244. His noble family kidnapped and imprisoned him for a year to keep him out of sight, and deprogram him, but he rejoined his order in 1245. ...
  • Medieval Monastic Life God Saint
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    Since humankind had its first inkling of spiritual awareness, there have been certain individuals who have a greater attraction and understanding of the spiritual world than the rest of their society. These human beings bring greater levels of understanding of spirituality both to themselves and to the world. Those who partake in the monastic life of Christianity are no exception to these. These men and women own no material possessions, remain abstinent, and never partake in any sort of earthly...
  • Saint Francis Wolf Father People
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    Giovanni Bernardone was born around September 1182 to Giovanna (Pica) and Pietro di Bernardone. When little Giovanni was born, his father, a very successful cloth merchant, was on a business trip to Champagne, France, to buy fine French cloth. In his absence, his mother had him baptized him John. When his father arrived home, he was outraged to find his son named John, and had it changed to Francesco, or "Frenchman." When Francis was about 10, his wealthy parents sent him to Saint George's, a sc...
  • 2 Paintings Modanno W Child And Angels
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    The painting called Madonna and Child with Saint Francis and Dominic and Angels by Giulio Cesare Procaccini is one of many paintings labeled masterpiece. This painting contains brilliant brushwork and messages that are indirect. This painting was done in Milan Italy any where from 1574-1625. It is 101 1/8 x 56 3/8 in. (256. 9 x 143. 2 cm) and painted on canvas with oil. In the picture all the faces are looking at the child that is held by Mary. Saint Francis is dressed in a long cloak with a ho...
  • An Analysis Of The Basilica Of Saint Sernin
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    Saint Saturn ius, later franc ized to sernin, was martyred on November 29 in the year 250 for failing to sacrifice to the pagan gods that the Romans forced upon his people. After being dragged to death by a bull he was buried, and at the end of the 4 th century a basilica was constructed above his tomb. This building was replaced in the late 11 th century by the Saint Sernin basilica (see appendix, 1 ab) that is currently in Toulouse, France, a town positioned on the Garronne River a short dista...
  • Saint George Dragon Painting Horse
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    Rui a Mohammad 10/24/03 Two Paintings The two paintings that I seen at the art institute of Chicago were Saint Martin and the beggar and Saint George killing the Dragon. Saint Martin and the beggar was by El Greco and it was done on 1597. Saint George Killing the dragon was done by Martorell was done in 1430. El Greco did this painting on oil and canvas that had a wooden strip added at the bottom. The image of Martin and the horse and the beggar are positioned in the foreground. Even if the colo...
  • Monks Saved Western Civilization
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    The early Benedictine and Irish Catholic monks literally saved Western Civilization. With the rule of the Barbarians in the Middle ages literacy was of little importance to these conquerors. This resulted in the scarce supply of books and few libraries that had been established up to and under the Roman and Byzantine Empires left un-preserved or destroyed. Thanks entirely to the Monastic Movement, which began to strengthen in the early middle ages, education and civilized culture were not lost. ...
  • Saint Patrick Irish Day Ireland
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    Saint Patrick's birth is the most important event in the medieval era. The goal of this essay is to show and prove why Saint Patrick is the most important figure in the medieval era. Saint Patrick is the most important figure in the medieval era because even today, everyone who is anyone knows who St. Patrick is. Whether this is because he is the reason for the day that everyone is Irish or not, one can not deny that he has had a widespread influence on the world. St. Patrick is one of Christia...
  • In Canada It Is Not Saint Patrick's Day
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    Saint Patrick's Day was once a day of mourning because it marked the day on which Saint Patrick died, but now it is a day when his life is celebrated. The Irish simply honour their patron Saint by wearing Shamrocks, going to mass and attending special religious services. They also have community gatherings and enjoy family feasts. In comparison; Saint Patrick's Day in Ireland is more like the Canadian Thanksgiving or even Remembrance Day. Saint Patrick's Day should not be made into a statutory ...
  • Saint Francis Of Assisi
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    Saint Francis was born in 1181 or 1182 in the Italian hill town of Assisi as Giovanni Bernadone. When Saint Francis was born, his father was away while he was named Giovanni Bernadone. When he returned, he immediately changed his name to France so, which meant, "The Little F ranchman," to remind him of his memories in France. Later, in the year 1182, he was known has Saint Francis of Assisi. His mother's side of the family may have originally came forth from Provence. However, his father, Pietro...