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  • proper n. Plural form of Capuchin.


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  • One thing that was involved was the revival of preaching, and in this connection some of the Observantine section of the Franciscans, who reformed themselves in 1525 and became known as the Capuchins, become impor - tant amongst the common people in Italy, France, and


  • The brown habit of the Capuchins was his dress, and his cowl was drawn so well over his head that only his eyes were visible -- those eyes which stand out so strangely in the many portraits which are still the proud possession of Venice.

    Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3

  • Above the Capuchins is the famous Bannwald, mentioned by Schiller -- a tract of forest on the mountain-slope, in which no one is allowed to fell trees, because it protects the village from avalanches and rolling stones.

    Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 6 Germany, Austria-Hungary and Switzerland, part 2

  • Bishops and Regulars (30 April, 1627), declared the Capuchins to be true sons of St. Francis, and on 28 June of the same year had issued the Bull "Salvatoris et Domini", in which he reaffirmed a former constitution of Paul V, "Ecclesiæ Militantis", of 15 October, 1608, setting forth that the Capuchins are the spiritual descendants of St. Francis in the direct line, and not a mere offshoot of the Franciscan

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • This took place in the context of the Chapter of Mats, a Conference of the Ministers General of the First Order and the TOR of the Franciscans (Friars Minor, Conventuals, and Capuchins) to celebrate this Octocentennial.

    Solemn Mass in the Usus Antiquior at the Lateran [Update]

  • Perhaps he means Franciscans, Jesuits, Capuchins, etc. under a solemn vow of poverty.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bruce Bartlett’s Attack on Libertarianism

  • Granet`s most famous painting is of Capuchins celebrating Mass in Rome.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • After many difficulties the monthly Mass was resumed and the task given to the Convent of the Capuchins, thanks to the Superior of that convent.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The Brothers of St. Francis, Capuchins from Marche, welcomed me with angelic charity into their monastery as a brother, not as a servant.

    Letter From St. Maria Goretti's Repentant Killer

  • First concentrated effort of missionaries to West Africa (mainly Capuchins and Augustinians along with explorers and merchants from Portugal)..

    A survey of West Africa: a Chronology


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