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  • Saint Dominic And Saint Francis
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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 hood ...
  • Saint Francis Of Assisi Francis
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    Saint Francis of Assisi Francis was born at Assisi in Umbria in the early 1180's. His fath er was Pietro Bernadine, a very wealthy cloth merchant. His baptized name was Giovanni but it was changed to Francesco. Francis received a decent amount of schooling as a child although he did not show much interest in it. He was very spoiled and did not want to go into his fathers business. He had high status, was handsome, wore fine clothing, and was very well known with the people of Assisi. His city of...
  • Saint Francis Of Assisi Saint Francis
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    Saint Francis of Assisi Saint Francis was born in 1182, in Assisi Italy. His real name is Giovanni FrancescoBernardone, but his father wanted him to be called Francis. He received very little education as a child, even though his father was a rich merchant. His father, Pietro di Bernard one, was a wealthy merchant, and his mother's name was Pica. Francis always dreamed about riding through the town as a hero. His father wanted Francis to learn about being a silk merchant, but Francis wasn't inte...
  • Saint Francis Of Assisi
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    Saint Francis of Assisi 1. Birth Saint Francis was born Giovanni Bernadone in either 1181 or 1182 in the Italian hill town of Assisi. His parents, Pietro and Pica, were members of the rather well-to-do merchant class of the town. Pietro Bernadone was away in France when his son was born. On his return, he had the boy's name changed from Giovanni to Francesco ("The Little Frenchman"-perhaps a tribute to France, a country he loved and from which his wife's family came). Saint Francis of Assisi, wa...
  • Jesus On The Cross With Francis
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    Faith And Franciscan ism Fr. Patrick Donahue, T.O.R. Summer, 2001 Important Events In The Life Of Saint Francis At Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania there is a beautiful Chapel on campus. It is called the Immaculate Conception Chapel. The chapel is open to all those wishing to visit, or perhaps worship and pray. Anyone visiting the chapel has the wonderful oppurtunity to see the beautiful stained-glass windows throughout the chapel, and in particular the six large windows depicti...
  • Saint Francis The Wolf
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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...
  • Important To Saint Francis
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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...
  • Frank Francis And Alpine Assisi
    490 words
    Throughout Bernard Malamud's, beautifully written, The Assistant there were references to cultural icons or to religious symbols that sometimes represent The writers major theme. In this book it is Franks constant resemblance to St. Francis Of Assisi, and Franks subtle conversion to Judaism. The most important religious symbol in the book is St. Francis. Frank Alpine's name two important connotations: It suggests an affinity with St. Francis of Assisi and also refers to mountain heights beyond t...

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