Saints similar to or like Francis Solanus

Spanish friar and missionary in South America, belonging to the Order of Friars Minor (the Franciscans), and is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. Wikipedia

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Sentences forFrancis Solanus

  • Emulating an earlier Franciscan missionary and saint, Francisco Solano, Serra made a habit of punishing himself physically, to purify his spirit.Junípero Serra-Wikipedia
  • Established in 1823 and named to honor St. Francis Solanus, Mission Solano was the sole California mission established under the rule of a newly independent Mexico.Sonoma Valley-Wikipedia
  • The Chief was given the Spanish name Francisco Solano during baptism at the Catholic Mission, and is named after the Spanish Franciscan missionary, Father Francisco Solano.Solano County, California-Wikipedia
  • Pope Benedict XIII elevated another two important Peruvian saints, Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo and Francisco de Solano.Viceroyalty of Peru-Wikipedia
  • In 1588–89 St. Francis Solanus crossed the Chaco wilderness from Peru and stopped at Asunción, but gave no attention to the Guaraní.Guaraní people-Wikipedia
  • He beatified Pope Pius V (1566–72), Francis Solano, and John of the Cross, all subsequently canonized by Clement XI and Pope Benedict XIII (1724–30).Pope Clement X-Wikipedia
  • At the request of the Fathers, the Holy See permitted the celebration in the United States of the feasts of St. Philip of Jesus, St. Turibius, and St. Francis Solano.Plenary Councils of Baltimore-Wikipedia
  • Altimira chose San Francisco Solano, a 17th-century Franciscan missionary to South America.Mission San Francisco Solano (California)-Wikipedia
  • He was also a noted lover of the violin, a trait he shared with his eponym, Saint Francis Solanus.Solanus Casey-Wikipedia
  • The city is named after Spanish missionary St. Francisco Solano (10 March 1549 – 14 July 1610).San Francisco Solano-Wikipedia
  • He also participated in the design of the interior altars and furnishings of the first St. Francis Solanus Church in Quincy, Illinois.Adrian Wewer-Wikipedia
  • Among these are: The Seraphic Octave, or Retreat (1883); Life of St. Francisco Solano; Life of Blessed Crescentia Hoess; May Devotions (1884).Clementine Deymann-Wikipedia
  • On the death of the archbishop of Lima, Antonio de Zuloaga, he also occupied that office.Diego Morcillo Rubio de Auñón-Wikipedia
  • He was given the religious name of "Solanus" after Saint Francis Solanus; both men shared a love of the violin.Solanus Casey-Wikipedia
  • In the centre of the village there is a church tower which can be seen from the main square with a clock that chimes at 12 pm, after which a small door opens and a figure of Saint Francisco Solano comes out and makes the sign of the cross.Humahuaca-Wikipedia
  • He painted a series on St Francisco Solano in the church of San Fernando in Mexico City.José de Páez-Wikipedia
  • The bottom row of carvings depicts St. Ignatius Loyola on the left and St. Francis Solano on the right.Reredos of Our Lady of Light-Wikipedia
  • During this time Pope Benedict XIII elevated two important Peruvian saints, Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo and Francisco de Solano.Diego Morcillo Rubio de Auñón-Wikipedia
  • He conferred sainthood upon Agnes of Montepulciano in 1726, Aloysius Gonzaga on 31 December 1726, Boris of Kiev in 1724, Francis Solano on 27 March 1726, Gleb in 1724, James of the Marches and Turibius of Mogroveio on 10 December 1726, John of Nepomuk on 19 March 1729, John of the Cross and Peregrine Laziosi on 27 December 1726, Margaret of Cortona on 16 May 1728 and Serapion of Algiers on 14 April 1728.Pope Benedict XIII-Wikipedia
  • He countered these all the while baptizing and confirming almost one half million people which included the future Saint Rose and Saint Martin de Porres and also Saint Francis Solano (who later became a close friend) and Blessed Juan Masías.Turibius of Mogrovejo-Wikipedia
  • The convent originally included seven cloisters (the main courtyard, St. Bonaventure, St. Francis Solanus (who is buried in the monastery church), the Pepper Yard, the Infirmary, the Novitiate and the Third Order).Basilica and Convent of San Francisco, Lima-Wikipedia

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