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Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order - February 17

StephenD'Souza Seven Holy Founders, also called Seven Servite Founders, was founded in the 13th century, The Order of Servites, or Servants of Mary, is an order of friars, who follow the rule of …More
StephenD'Souza Seven Holy Founders, also called Seven Servite Founders, was founded in the 13th century,
The Order of Servites, or Servants of Mary, is an order of friars, who follow the rule of Saint Augustine. It was instituted in Italy in the thirteenth century by seven rich men of Florence, and has for its special object meditation on the Dolours of the most holy Virgin, that its members may feel and share them with her, and propagate this devotion among the faithful.
The coming of the Friars marks the very heart of the Middle Ages. St. Dominic was born in 1170, St. Francis in n 82, St. Bonfilius, the eldest of the Servites, in 1198; and the special task of each of the three Orders was closely allied to those of the others. St. Dominic took the doctrine of Christ as his charge, to preach it everywhere, and set it forth in all its splendour; St. Francis embraced Christian morality, to practise it in all its heroism, and show the inexpressible sweetness which underlay its most …More
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