Saint Francis


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(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)

a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas

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Our hospitals have made it a top priority to improve positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes," said Todd Strumwasser, MD, senior vice president of operations, Bay Area, and interim president of Saint Francis Memorial Hospital.
Training that Ellner initiated at Saint Francis is the basis for the collaborative's program.
Critique: An impressive work of theological and historical scholarship, "When Saint Francis Saved the Church: How a Converted Medieval Troubadour Created a Spiritual Vision for the Ages" is exceptionally well written, deftly organized, and accessibly presented.
The extended contract will retain Cigna s commercial customers and Cigna-HealthSpring s Medicare Advantage customers in-network for the Saint Francis system, which involves Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis, Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett, Saint Francis Sports Medicine and Rehab Centers, Behavioral Health Outreach Centers, and Saint Francis Medical Partners' physician practices.
Propelled by stunning guitar work and soulful vocals their talents help complete the steady groove and unique expression for the Saint Francis sound.
The former retail buyer, from Hornchurch, Essex - awarded an MBE - runs to raise money for the charity Saint Francis Hospice.
The new pope chose to be called Francis, after Saint Francis of Assisi in Italy, founder of the Franciscan Order.
Saint Francis of Assisi is the Patron saint of Italy and of all those who down through the centuries have tried to live a life of poverty in the world, while trying at the same time to proclaim the Christian Gospel.
PLACE: Institute for Contemporary Franciscan Life, Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA
PESHAWAR, December 18, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Saint Francis School, Hayatabad organized a colourful annual Inter-House Athletics Sports Meet for the year 2010-11 here Saturday to highlight the significance of sports activities in grooming of a healthy society and active participation of the students in the event.
The Midwest 2011 Regional Conference will be held September 22-24, 2011, at the University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
At Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa "NICHE" is the new buzzword.
Finally, let's not forget Los Angeles (short for Reina de los Angeles or Queen of Angels), San Francisco (named after Saint Francis of Assisi), St.
Francis Of Assisi And The Franciscans" is a full color DVD documentary designed to inform adolescent and adult viewers about the life of Francis Bernardone, the man who would be known throughout Christianity as Saint Francis of Assisi and the founder the Franciscan Order.
Whether delineating heaven or hell Dante appears to have done so under the influence of Franciscan teaching, and these ten essays carefully examine that relationship in such topics as Dante's take on Olivi and the Apocalypse, the influence of Clarissan spirituality, Saint Bernadino as a reader of Dante, what Dante learned from the example of Saint Francis, the origin of the reference to "five hundred and ten and five" in the Purgatorio, the evolution of Dante in Franciscanism and the resulting character of Paradiso, the role of the cross in Dante and Chaucer, Dante's depiction of Saint Francis, and traces of the Franciscan in New Life.