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  • n. Plural form of Lazarist.


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  • In the vicariates administered by the Lazarists are a number of Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul, who are devoted nurses in the hospitals.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • Thus in France and in almost all countries they are called Lazarists, because it was in the Priory of St. Lazare in Paris that St. Vincent de Paul dwelt and that he established his principal works.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • The circumstances which led to St. Vincent's taking up this work, together with a full account of his institute (commonly called the Lazarists) and its methods, will be found under MISSIONS, CONGREGATION OF PRIESTS OF THE.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • The new "Lazarists," however, still accomplish a great deal of charitable works, as the Great Orders of Chivalry website explains:

    Military Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint Lazarus

  • -- Father Etienne, superior of the "Lazarists" and of the

    The Modern Regime, Volume 2

  • It mounted back to the Abbe of Saint – Germain des Pres, in the same manner that the ladies of the Sacred Heart go back to the general of the Jesuits, and the sisters of charity to the general of the Lazarists.

    Les Miserables

  • In 1617, he began to preach missions, and in 1625, he lay the foundations of a congregation which afterward became the Congregation of the Mission or Lazarists, so named on account of the Prioryof St. Lazarus, which the Fathers began to occupy in 1633.

    St Vincent de Paul, priest

  • It was the custom of the Lazarists to expose their dead with the face uncovered.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • And as it so happens that the Sisters of Charity have here an establishment, and maintain, with much ability and diligence, a female school, the only one in the place -- and that the Lazarists are equally sedulous in their province, it seems not unlikely that Smyrna will become entirely French in spirit, so far as the upper classes are concerned.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 61, No. 376, February, 1847

  • The Priests of the Mission (Lazarists) were introduced into Poland by the wife of King John Casimir, Maria Ludwika Gonzaga, who had personally known and highly esteemed their founder, St. Vincent de

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


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