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The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist is a Roman Catholic religious order for women.The mother house is in Meriden, Connecticut in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford. The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Meriden is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford is a particular church of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the northeastern region of the United States. ...


The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist came into existence on December 2, 1973 as a result of a period of renewal within the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration of La Crosse, Wisconsin. In 2004, the Franciscan Brothers of the Eucharist was founded as a compliment to the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist. December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration is a Roman Catholic religious order for women whose motherhouse is in La Crosse, Wisconsin. ... La Crosse is a city in La Crosse County, Wisconsin. ... The Franciscan Brothers of the Eucharist is a Roman Catholic, Franciscan religious order for men. ...


The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist had owned and ran a ferry and store on Shaw Island, which part of the San Juan Islands, in the State of Washington until they were sold and the Sisters left Shaw Island. Shaw Island (Interactive topo map) Shaw Island is the smallest of the San Juan Islands served by the Washington State Ferries. ... The San Juan Islands are a part of the San Juan Archipelago in the northwest corner of the continental United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq. ...


And the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist shared the original founders with the Franciscan Sisters of the Perpetual Adoration and the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi of St. Francis, Wisconsin The Sisters of St. ... St. ...


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Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist (152 words)
The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist were founded in 1973 and received full pontifical status in 1982.
The Franciscan Sisters have established a way of life that endeavors to integrate the perennial values of the Catholic Church, the centering power of the Holy Eucharist, the spirituality of St. Francis and St. Clare, and the need for bonding in community in order to meet the demands of the contemporary apostolate.
Dedicated in a particular way to the sacredness of human life and the inviolability of the human person, the community exercises its mission through programs of counseling, education, health care, music, land experience, and service to the family and the elderly.
Franciscan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5095 words)
Among the most important Franciscans are its founders, Francis and Clare of Assisi, as well as Anthony of Padua, Bonaventure, John Duns Scotus, Roger Bacon, Alexander of Hales, William of Ockham, and Giovanni da Pian del Carpini.
The Benedictine section of the Celestines was separated from the Franciscan section, and the latter was formally suppressed by Boniface in 1302.
Among Franciscan celebrities of the later Middle Ages may be mentioned Nicholas of Lyra, the Biblical commentator, Bernardin of Sienna, John of Capistrano, Oliver Maillard and Michel Menot as preachers, and the famous canonists Astesanus de Ast, Alvarus Pelagius, and William of Ockham.
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