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The capital of a presidency in Rhenish Prussia
Brother of Moses
Hebrew word signifying ruin, destruction
A term used by writers of ascetical and mystical books to signify the first stage of the union of the soul with God by conforming to his will
A mountain range across Jordan
An Aramaic word for father
A Cistercian abbey near Bregenz, Vorarlberg, Austria
Astronomer, geodetist, geographer, physician, numismatist, philologian, b. 1810; d. March 20, 1897
Name of several Irish saints
Composer (1775-1844)
French word meaning primarily and strictly an abbot or superior of a monastery of men
Grammarian, poet, preacher, archeologist, philologist (1604-1676)
The female superior in spirituals and temporals of a community of twelve or more nuns
A monastery canonically erected and autonomous, with a community of not fewer than twelve religious
Situated on an isolated rock commanding the Danube, Melk has been a noted place since the days of the Romans
Ecclesial territory in Italy
The most remarkable of the ancient schools of Erin, situated on the Shannon
In the County of Berkshire, England, was founded A.D. 675
Benedictine abbey in the County of Yorkshire, England
Monastery founded on the east coast of Scotland (1178) by William the Lion., for Benedictines, and colonized by monks from Kelso
Religious house for monks of the Order of St. Benedict
Founded in 1154 in honour of Our Lady by Ralph de Haye
Benedictine Abbey of Bec founded in the earlier part of the eleventh century
Bavarian abbey in Diocese of Augsburg
Situated near Binche, province of Hainault, Diocese of Tournai, Belgium
Irish Cistercian house situated on the River Boyle
One of the most celebrated Benedictine monasteries in Germany
Abbey in England
Founded in 1098 by St. Robert
Third daughter of Meaux and mother in the fourth line of numerous and celebrated monasteries, founded in 1115 by St. Bernard
Founded by Albero, Bishop of Liege, in 1124
Benedictine monastery in the Diocese of Paderborn in Westphalia, founded c. 820 from Corbie in Picardy
A monastery of the Benedictine Order in Lincolnshire, sixteen miles from Stamford and thirteen from Peterborough
A once famous Scotch monastery
A Benedictine monastery in the Canton Grisons in eastern Switzerland, dedicated to Our Lady of Mercy
Founded in 1140 by Alexander, Bishop of Lincoln
Cistercian house founded in 1142 for monks brought from Rievaulx in Yorkshire
Founded by King Malcolm Canmore and his queen, Margaret, about 1070
Benedictine monastery, founded in 698 by St. Willibrord, an English monk
Benedictine monastery in the Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland
Benedictine monastery in Switzerland
Situated about 26 miles from Rome, not far from the Farfa Sabina Railway station
Situated in the Diocese of Orleans, department of Loiret, and arrondissement of Montargis
A Benedictine abbey in the Diocese of Dijon
One of the oldest and most celebrated Benedictine abbeys of Western Europe
Pleasantly situated on the right bank of the Sambre
A Benedictine monastery in Normandy Seine-Inferieure), near Caudebec-en-Caux
A Cistercian monastery in the department of Aude, six miles north-west of Narbonne, formerly in the diocese of Narbonne, now in that of Carcassone
The monastery of St. Michael was founded, about 960, at Frigolet, by Conrad the Pacific, King of Arles, on one of the numerous hills which lie between Tarascon and Avignon, France
Benedicitne monastery; Somersetshire, England,
Abbey in Italy
A celebrated Benedictine monastery in Wurtemberg, Diocese of Spires, about twenty-two miles west of Stuttgart
Founded in 1180 by Otto II, Margrave of Brandenburg, for Cistercian monks
Founded in the fifth century by St. Honoratus, Lerins gave to the Church celebrated bishops and writers
Benedictine Abbey, in the Diocese of Poitiers, France, founded around 360 by St. Martin of Tours
Abbey in France
Near Drogheda, Co. Louth, Diocese of Armagh, first Cistercian monastery established in Ireland
Located in Roxburghshire, founded in 1136 by King David I, was the earliest Cistercian monastery established in Scotland
Name of an abbatia nullius in Albania
Abbey nullius situated about eighty miles south of Rome, the cradle of the Benedictine Order
Founded in 1115, had sheltered a great number of religious, renowned both for sanctity and science
Near Brockelsby, Lincoln, the first Premonstratensian abbey in England
Trappist abbey in Kentucky
Second daughter of Ctteaux, was situated on the banks of the Serain, present Diocese of Sens, Department of Yonne
About twelve miles west of Laon, Department of Aisne, France; founded by St. Norbert
St. Bernard of Clairvaux sent a colony of his monks, under the leadership of Abbot William, to make the desired foundation
Located in Hertfordshire, England, founded about 793 by Offa, king of the Mercians
Benedictine monastery, originally dedicated to Sts. Peter and Paul, founded in 605 outside of the City of Canterbury
Benedictine monastery at Ratisbon (Regensburg), named after its traditional founder
In Switzerland, Canton St. Gall, 30 miles S. E. of Constance; for many centuries one of the chief Benedictine abbeys in Europe; founded about 613, and named after Gallus, an Irishman, the disciple and companion of St. Columbanus in his exile from Luxeuil
Founded at Reims before 590
Situated at Arras, the ancient capital of Artois, Department of Pas-de-Calais, France; founded in 667
Situated in a small town, to which it has given its name, about four miles north of Paris
Located in Rouen, France, was a Benedictine monastery of great antiquity dating back to the early Merovingian period
William of Champeaux, archdeacon of Notre-Dame in Paris, founded the Abbey and School of St-Victor
Located in Paris, was founded by King Clovis who established there a college of clerics
Located near Rome, built by Pope Honorius I in 626, and given to the Benedictines
Situated on the confines of Normandy and Brittany, founded by Vital de Mortain, Canon of the Collegiate Church of St. Evroul
Benedictine monastery in Department of Sarthe, near Sable, France
A Premonstratensian abbey at Prague Bohemia
Half a mile south of Louvain, Belgium, founded in 1129 by Duke Godfrey
Abbey near Antwerp, Belgium
In the Province of Salerno
Motherhouse of the Brigittine Order, situated on Lake Wetter, in the Diocese of Linkoping, Sweden
On the River Wondreb, Upper Palatinate, near the border of Bohemia, in the Diocese of Ratisbon
A Benedictine monastery in the North Riding of Yorkshire, England, was founded about 657, as a double monastery, by Oswy, King of Northumberland
A French Benedictine monk of St-Germain-des-Pres in Paris, sometimes called Abbo Parisiensis
B. near Orleans c. 945; d. at Fleury, 13 November, 1004, a monk of the Benedictine monastery of Fleury sur Loire
A title given to the superior of a community of twelve or more monks
Benedictine Abbot (d. 805)
Those who make an abridgment or abstract of a long writing or discourse
Titular see in the province of Rhodope on the southern coast of Thrace
A minor prophet
An apocryphal writer
Ecclesiastically considered, is the resignation of a benefice or clerical dignity
Persian martyrs under Decius, about A.D. 250
A public crime and a matrimonial diriment impediment
Complete or partial lists of letters of the alphabet, chiefly Greek and Latin, inscribed on ancient monuments
A sect of Anabaptists
The second son of Adam
Name of several places distinguished by additional words
A confederation of Algonquin tribes
This breviary may be described as the Sarum Office in a Scottish form
A high priest who escaped from the slaughter at Nob
A titular see of Phoenicia
Relative and friend of King David
A denial, disavowal, or renunciation under oath
Commander-in-chief of Saul's army
The death of an unborn child through natural or artificial causes
Biblical patriarch
Mentions of Abraham in the pre-Vatican II liturgy
A Discalced Augustinian friar, preacher, and author of popular books of devotion, b. at Messkirch, Baden, 1644; d. 1 December, 1709
A learned Maronite, b. in Hekel, or Ecchel (hence his surname), a village on Mount Lebanon, in 1600; d. 1664 in Rome
Catholic theologian (1783-1853)
Cartographer, geographer, and archaeologist, b. in Antwerp, April 4, 1527; d. there, June 28, 1598
An erudite and accomplished painter of the Flemish School, b. at Boisle-Duc in the Netherlands, 1599; d. at Antwerp, 1675
B. at Almonbury, Yorkshire, about March, 1609; died at Hoxton, Middlesex, May 4, 1678
A celebrated Spanish Rabbi, b. at Toledo in 1092; d. on his journey from Rome, or Rodez, to his native land, 23 January, 1167
Name applied to a variety of groups
Poet-priest of the South, b. at Norfolk, Va., Aug. 15, 1839; d. at Louisville, Ky., April 22, 1886
A class of ancient stone articles, of small dimensions, inscribed with outlandish figures and formulas
The name of several distinguished persons mentioned in the Old Testament
A famous Danish prelate, b. in 1128, at Finnestoe, in Seeland; d. 21 March, 1201
A plant, also known as wormwood
Term employed in modern philosophy with various meanings, but applied generally speaking to the Supreme Being
The remission of sin, or of the punishment due to sin, granted by the Church
Those who cannot take wine without risk of vomiting
The ascetical practice of abstaining from food
A process (or a faculty) by which the mind selects for consideration some one of the attributes of a thing to the exclusion of the rest
An English or Lowland Scotch form of the middle-Latin word abthania, meaning abbacy
An Italian bishop, b. at Thessalonica early in the fifth century; d. 469
A titular see of Troas in Asia Minor
Term used in a variety of senses in Scripture
Country in Africa
Kind of wood mentioned in Scripture
An Arian sect originating in the fourth century
Bishop of Beroea, b. in Syria c. 322; d. c. 432
Bishop of Caesarea in Palestine (c. 340)
Schismatic patriarch of Constantinople; d. 480
Bishop of Melitene in the third century
French colonial territory in the New World including New England and Canada's Maritime Provinces
Titular see in Macedonia
A plant, indigenous to middle Europe
Bishop of Hexham, and patron of learning (c. 660-742)
The most northern of the five principal Philistine cities
Parts of the liturgy as the priest, or the deacon, or subdeacon, or the acolyte sang alone
The act by which one receives a thing with approbation or satisfaction
Those Jansenists who accepted without any reserve or mental restriction the Bull Unigenitus
Method of acquiring ownership of a thing arising from the fact that it is in some way added to, or is the fruit of something already belonging to oneself
A term applied to the voting in conclave for the election of a pope
Name of three cardinals belonging to an illustrious Florentine family
Term used in several senses in metaphysics
General term for any manifestation of popular feeling expressed by a shout
A form of papal election in which the cardinals unanimously proclaim somone pope without the casting of a vote
A partner in some form of evildoing
A common misrepresentation concerning the Elizabethan persecution of English and Irish Catholics from 1570 onwards is the statement that the victims devoted to imprisonment, torture, and death suffered not for their religious belief but for treason agains
The Eutychians who withdrew from the Monophysite Patriarch of Alexandria in 482
Son of Amri and King of Israel, 918-897 B.C.
A strip of land between the gulf of Corinth in the north and Elis and Arcadia in the south
A Corinthian Christian
King of Judah
A nephew of Tobias
Ascetical writer, b. at Tourcoing, France, Dec. 23, 1828; d. July 23, 1898
Ascetic writer and spiritual director; b. at Padua, Italy, in 1537; d. at Modena, July 6, 1607
One of two Old Testament figures
One of several Old Testament figures
Counsellor of King David who joined the rebrellion of Absalom
Valley in Israel
A titular see in Upper Albania
A titular see of Phrygia Pacatiana, in Asia Minor
Term used in Eastern asceticism, particularly for an order of Greek or Basilian monks
The order or arrangement of the Divine Office or the Office itself
One of the minor orders in the Latin Church
A diocese in Italy
Name of several Italian cardinals
A Syrian seaport on the Mediterranean
A poem the initial or final letters (syllables or words) of whose verses form certain words or sentences
1662 act passed by the Irish Parliament
Apocryphal work also known as the 'Gospel of Nicodemus'
A Roman monthly publication containing the principal public documents issued by the Pope, directly or through the Roman Congregations
Abbreviated title of a celebrated work on the Irish saints
Work on the lives of St. Patrick, St. Brigid, and St. Columba
Term used to designate the documents issued by the Roman Congregations
Book of the New Testament
The Biblical Commission, June 12, 1913, published answers to Madrid, various questions about the Acts
Official records of the trials of early Christian martyrs or marratives of their trials and deaths
A principal division in scholastic metaphysics
Concept in scholastic metaphysics
Concept in scholastic metaphysics
One of the first to spread Manicheism in the Christian Orient
Apostolic letter issued against Emperor Frederick II by Pope Innocent IV (1243-54)
A pilgrimage to the sepulchres of St. Peter and St. Paul at Rome
This letter was issued by Alexander VII, and is dated at Rome, 16 October, 1656
A papal constitution dealing with the conditions for admission to religious orders issued by Pius IX, 7 February, 1862
Born c. 751; d. 2 January, 827
Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen, b. about 1000; d. 1072 at Goslar
Archbishop of Mainz 1111 to 1137
Poet and pedagogue, b. October 23, 1805; d. October 28, 1868
B. 939 of a noble Bohemian family; d. 997
Apostle of the Slavs, probably a native of Lorraine, d. 981
The first man and the father of the human race
Author (1539-1613)
Jesuit; economist and exegete (1573-1635)
Franciscan; d. at the end of 1257 or the beginning of 1258
Benedictine Cardinal-priest b. at Easton in Norfolk; d. 1397
Theologian, b. Dec. 3, 1803, at Mainz; d. there, Nov. 22, 1866
Publicist and political economist, convert, b. at Berlin, June 30, 1779; d. at Vienna, Jan. 17, 1829
Treatment of the importance of Adam in the writings of the first five Christian centuries
Sculptor (ca. 1440-1509)
Poet, b. near Novogrodek, Lithuania, 1798; d. at Constantinople, 1855
German historian and geographer of the eleventh century
Monk and musician, b. about 1450, d. after 1537
English chronicler of about the middle of the fourteenth century
French Cistercian, Abbot of the monastery of Perseigne in the Diocese of Mans, b. about the middle of the twelfth century
Prominent and prolific writer of Latin hymns, b. in the latter part of the twelfth century
English priest, canonist, and chronicler, b. at Usk, in Monmouthshire, between 1360 and 1365
Theologian and Church historian of the latter part of the twelfth century
Controversialist, b. at Innsbruck in 1571; d. at Unken, May 25, 1632
Sect dating perhaps from the second century
Abbot of Iona, b. at Drumhome, County Donegal, Ireland, c. 624; d. at the Abbey of Iona, in 704
Diocese of Armenian rite in Asia Minor
Term with a variety of uses
One of the three original disciples of Manes
Poetess and philanthropist, b. in London, England, October 30, 1825; d. in London, February 2, 1864
Abbess, b. in the tenth century; d. at Cologne, 5 February, 1015
B. 931; d. 16 December, 999
A twelfth-century Scholastic philosopher, b. about 1100
Princess; b. at Berlin, Aug. 28, 1748; d. at Angelmodde, near Munster, Westphalia, April 27, 1806
Carried on her father's Botanical and Horticultural Gardens (1814-1892)
Bishop of Brescia in the eleventh century
Fourth-century sect
Son of St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, b. 372; d. 388
A hymn used at Benediction at Christmastide in France and England
An urgent demand made upon another to do, or to desist from doing, something, rendered more solemn by coupling with it the name of God
A person who administers some common ecclesiastical affairs
One charged with the care of church property
Benedictine abbey in Styria, Austro-Hungary
Born about 800, in the diocese of Sens; d. 16 December, 875
Educationist, b. at Hechingen in Hohenzollern, Sept. 26, 1810; d. at Ober-Dischingen in Wurtemberg, April 29, 1878
Belgian statesman and publicist, brother of Cardinal Dechamps, b. at Melle near Ghent, June 17, 1807, d. at Manage, July 19, 1875
Cardinal and academician; b. at Lyons, France, Feb. 7, 1828; d. Feb. 18, 1906
Archaeologist, together with Viollet-le-Duc and Caumont, one of the principal revivers of Christian art in France; b. March 13, 1806, at Hautvillers, near Reims; d. at Paris, November 13, 1867
Prince-Abbot of Fulda and founder of the university in the same city, b. May 29, 1678; d. November 3, 1737
Name bestowed upon God in the Old Testament
Name of two individuals in the Old Testament, notably a son of King David
Role of the concept in Scripture
Christological theory according to which Christ, as man, is the adoptive Son of God
Act of religion offered to God in acknowledgment of His supreme perfection and dominion, and of the creature's dependence upon Him
Hymn written c. 1260
Auxiliary bishops of Cologne and celebrated controversial theologians, b. at Rotterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century, exact dates of birth unknown; Adrian d. at Mainz, or Wiesbaden, 11 or September 14, 1669; Peter d. at Cologne, Dec. 21, 167
Knight of St. John, martyr; b. about 1476, executed July 10, 1539
Founder of the sect of Adrianists; b. at Dordrecht, 1524; d. at Bruges, 1581
African by birth, d. 710
Italian prelate distinguished as a statesman and reviver of learning, b. about 1460; d. about 1521
Philologist, b. at Andely in Normandy in 1512; d. in Paris, June 12, 1565
Composer and founder of the Venetian school, b. at Bruges, or, according to other authorities, at Roulers, Netherlands, between 1480 and 1490; d. at Venice, December 7, 1562
A city of Turkey
Priest and French author (1649-1706)
French Jesuit missionary; b. at Perigueux, 1618; d.1697
Missionary, b. in Louisiana in 1813, of French parentage; d. as a missionary among the Choctaw Indians in 1887
Abbot of the Cluniac monastery of Moutier-en-Der, d. 992
Name of two places mentioned in the Old Testament
The addition of any non-condimental substance to a food
Moral aspects of adultery
Period beginning with the Sunday nearest to the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle (30 November) and embracing four Sundays
Group of American Protestant sects
Persons who plead causes before the ecclesiastical tribunals in Rome
Body of jurists
Name applied, in the Middle Ages, to certain lay persons whose duty it was to represent a particular church or monastery
Right of patronage of a church or ecclesiastical benefice
A secret chamber or place of retirement in the ancient temples, and esteemed the most sacred spot
Bishop and patron of Ferns, in Ireland, b. at Inisbrefny, near Templeport, County Cavan, about 550; d. at Ferns, 31 January, 632
King of Leinster, d. 639
One of the original companions of St. Francis
Cardinal, theologian, orator, humanist, and poet, b. at Viterbo; Italy; d. at Rome, 12 November, 1532
Abbot of Eynsham
Empress, wife of Theodosius the Great, died c. A.D. 385 or 386
Monk and biographer, c. 1100
Abbot of Rievaulx, homilist and historian (1109-66)
Author, b. in Scotland, July 30, 1810; d. in Ottawa, Canada, Dec. 29, 1894
Neo-Platonic philosopher, a convert to Christianity, who flourished towards the end of the fifth century
Irish saint who flourished in the last quarter of the eighth century
Locality where John the Baptist baptized
Term appropriated by Gnostic heresiarchs to designate the series of spiritual powers evolved by progressive emanation from the divine eternal Being
Largest and outermost covering of the chalice and paten in the Greek church
Friend and fellow ascetic of Eustathius, who became Bishop of Sebaste (355)
Systematic training to right thinking and right feeling in matters of art
Apostolic letter of Pius IX, by which he summoned the First Vatican Council
Encyclical of Leo XIII, issued 4 August, 1879. Its purpose was the revival of Scholastic philosophy
Roman general, patrician, and consul, b. towards the end of the fourth century; d. 454
Relationship arising from the generation of children by a man and a woman, whereby each becomes related to the other's blood-relatives
Impediment to wedlock
Solemn declaration accepted in legal procedure in lieu of the requisite oath
Benedictine abbey near Alost in Brabant, Belgium
B. in Portugal, in 1453; d. at Goa, 16 December, 1515
Saint and Martyr, beheaded at Augsburg during the persecution of Diocletian (c. 304)
Historical treatment of the development of the liturgy in Africa
Historical treatment of early local councils in Africa
Prophet of the New Testament era
A kind of feast celebrated by the early Christian community
Early Christian virgins consecrated to God
Deacon of the church of Sancta Sophia at Constantinople (about 500)
Martyr who died during the Decian persecution (250-253)
Supposed secretary of Tiridates II, King of Armenia
Byzantine historian and man of letters, b. at Myrina in Asia Minor about 536; d. at Constantinople 582 (594?)
Location in the diocese of Sion, Switzerland where a Roman legion was allegedly martyred
That period of human life at which persons are deemed to begin to be morally responsible
Persons whose business it is to look after the affairs of their patrons at the Roman Curia
Tenth among the minor prophets of the Old Testament
Abbot of Stavelot, Bishop of Cologne and Martyr, 750
Opening words in Greek of an invocation, or doxology, or hymn used int he Roman Liturgy
Friar Minor and founder of the English Franciscan Province, b. at Pisa c. 1195, of the noble family of the Agnelli; d. at Oxford, 7 May, 1236
Astronomer (1842-1907)
Younger sister of St. Clare and Abbess of the Poor Ladies, b. at Assisi, 1197, or 1198; d. 1253
B. at Prague in the year 1200; d. probably in 1281
B. in the neighborhood of Montepulciano in Tuscany about 1268; d. there 1317
Virgin and Martyr
Slavonic word for the square portion of bread cut from the first loaf in the preparation for Mass according to the Greek rite
Name given to those who denied the omniscience either of God or of Christ
Florentine artists, Taddeo being the father of Agnolo and Giovanni
Philosophical theory which limits the extent and validity of knowledge
Name given to certain discs of wax impressed with the figure of a lamb and blessed at stated seasons by the Pope
Name given to the formula recited thrice by the priest at Mass in the Roman rite
Individuals who went through cities and villages to disseminate the doctrine of Donatus
Occurrence in the Garden of Gethsemani
Musical composer, b. 2 December, 1578, of a noble family of Sienna; d. probably 10 April, 1640
Bishop, writer, and noted canonist (1589-1649)
Spanish theologian (1587-1642)
Italian painter, engraver, and etcher, b. at Bologna, August 16, 1557; d. at Parma, March 22, 1602
Italian Augustinian and cardinal (1835-1902)
B. in the first half of the thirteenth century, at Termini
Titular Bishop of Spiga, diplomatist and musician, b. at Castelfranco in the Province of Treviso, in 1655; d. at Frankfort in 1728 or 1730
Exegete, b. 1496; d. 1549
Archiepiscopal see of the ancient kingdom of Croatia
Sayings of Jesus that have come down to us outside the canonical Gospels
Theories and movements intended to benefit the poorer classes of society by dealing in some way with the ownership of land
Archiepiscopal see of Hungary
Bishop of Trier (Treves), in the fourth century (332 or 335)
Bishop of Carthage at the close of the second and beginning of the third century
Missionary and Indian philologist, b. at Antequera, the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico, about 1660; d. at Oaxaca, 1734
High court official under King Josias
Names of the evil and good spirits in Zoroastrianism
Irish monk of the seventh century
Bishop of Emly in Munster (Ireland); d. about 527, or 541
Distinguished professor at the School of Clonard in the seventh century
Lateral or longitudinal divisions of a church
King of the Lombards; d. 756
Marian Hymn used in Eastern Catholic Churches
City of Upper Egypt
The twenty-second State of the United States
Titular see of Caria in Asia Minor
Substance used for vases and other ornamental articles
French poet (1390-c.1440)
Monk, poet, preacher, theologian, and eclectic philosopher, b. probably at Lille, whence his name, about 1128; d. at Citeaux, 1203
Writer, b. at Sarzeau (Morbihan), 1668; d. at Boulogne-sur-Mer, 1747
A titular see of Phoenicia
Benedictine abbot and writer, d. 1202
Architect, d. c. 1364
B. about 1428; d. at Zwolle in Holland, 8 September, 1475
Italian bishopric under the immediate jurisdiction of the Holy See
White linen vestment with close fitting sleeves
Historian, b. October 10, 1710, at Appletree, Northamptonshire, England; d. at St. Omer, France, May 15, 1763
Catholic theologian and popular author, b. Feb. 3, 1808; d. Oct. 16, 1883
First martyr of Britain, suffered c. 304
Manichaean heretics who lived in Albania, probably about the eighth century
Distinguished Italian family, said to be descended from Albanian refugees of the fifteenth century
Most western land occupied by the Turks in Europe
Suburban see, comprising seven towns in the Province of Rome
Cardinal, d. 1088
Benedictine monk, and Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia from 1138-47
Jurist, date of birth unknown; d. in 1354
Archbishop of Trier b. near Toul, in Lorraine, about 1080; d. at Coblenz, 18 January, 1152
Bishop of Riga, Apostle of Livonia, d. 17 January, 1229
Historian, b. at Linez, Tyrol, Nov. 22, 1781; d. at Graz, Styria, June 6, 1849
French geologist, b. at Bourges, Dec. 30, 1839; d. at Paris, May 12, 1908
Franciscan Friar and missionary, b. at Sarteano, in Tuscany, 1385; d. at Milan, 15 August, 1450
Eighteenth Archbishop of Magdeburg in Saxony, date of birth unknown; d. 1232
French prelate and writer (ca. 1600-1677)
Capuchin dogmatic theologian (1796-1863)
Chronicler of the First Crusade
Cardinal and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire, b. 28 June, 1490; d. 24 September, 1545
Historian, b. about 1460, d. 1522
Fourteenth-century philosopher
Chronicler of the thirteenth century
Theologian, mathematician, and astronomer, b. at Kampen, Overyssel, Holland, about 1490; d. at Utrecht, Dec. 26, 1542
Neo-Scholastic philosopher and theologian,b. March 15, 1823; d. November 15, 1895
French writer, b. at Paris, July 7, 1853; d. there, Aug. 30, 1910
Known also as Albertus Bohemus (ca. 1180-1260)
Patriarch of Jerusalem, date of birth uncertain; d. 14 September, 1215
Cardinal, Bishop of Liege, d. 1192 or 1193
Fourteenth-century Italian sculptor and architect
Scientist, philosopher, and theologian, born c. 1206; d. at Cologne, 15 November, 1280
Neo-Manichaean sect that flourished in southern France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries
English monk and scholar of the eighth century
Celebrated painter and engraver, b. May 21, 1471; d. April 6, 1528
One of the earliest German humanists, b. in 1420; d. in 1475
B. at Hermanie, Bohemia, Sept. 24, 1583; d. at Eger, Bohemia, Feb. 24, 1634. He belonged to a Czech noble family of Bohemia who were members of the Bohemian Brethren
Body of American Christians chiefly of German descent
Art of transmuting baser metals into gold and silver
High-priest, the leader of the hellenizing party in the time of Judas Machabeus
Bishop of Hexham; d. 781
As used in this article, alcoholism includes the study of all the changes that may occur in the human organism after the ingestion of any form of alcohol
Educator, scholar, and theologian, b. about 735; d. 19 May, 804
Virgin and abbess (c. 639-684)
Cistercian Abbey in the valley of the Vils in Lower Bavaria
Northumbrian king, d. 14 December, 705
Abbot of Malmesbury and Bishop of Sherborne, Latin poet and ecclesiastical writer (c. 639-709)
Bishop of Le Mans in the time of Louis le Debonnaire, b. c. 800; d. at Le Mans, 7 January, 856
Scholar and printer; b. in 1450, at Sermoneta, near Rome; died in 1515
B. at Lisbon, March 28, 1810; d. near Santarem, Sept. 13, 1877
Italian painter (ca. 1498-1555)
The name of two cardinals
An eminent Florentine architect; b. 1691; d. 1737
Italian poet and novelist, b. at Milan, March 7, 1785; d. May 22, 1873
Litterateur, philosopher, astronomer, b. June 13, 1508; d. March 12, 1578
Musician, b. in Sicily, either at Trapani or at Palermo, in 1659; d at Naples Oct. 24, 1725
Astronomer, b. at S. Giovanni in Marignano, near Rimini, Oct. 31, 1823; d. at Fiesole, Feb. 22, 1885
Italian poet, b. in 1565; d. in 1635
Physicist, b. at Como, Feb. 18, 1745; d. there, March 5, 1827
Notable Florentine painter and mosaic artist (1427-1499)
Name of several men mentioned in Scripture
Name of several bishops in the early Church
Celebrated composer of the fifteenth century
Poet and writer on the history of literature, b. at St. Gall, Switzerland, June 27, 1841; d. at Luxemburg, Sept. 5, 1910
Archbishop of Dublin (d. 1349)
English Jesuit and martyr, b. in Somersetshire of a yeoman family about 1556; executed at Tyburn, 1 December, 1581
Second Bishop of Liverpool; b. 1814; d. 1872
Humanist; b. probably in 1433, at Heeck (Westphalia); d. December 7, 1498, at Deventer (Netherlands). Nothing is known of his earlier studies; but he must have been of quite mature age when ordained to the priesthood
Count, an Austrian statesman, b. 26 Nov b. at Arundel House, London, September 21, 1629; d. at Rome, June 17, 1694
Titular Bishop of Sardica, famous for his many supposedly miraculous cures, b. August 17, 1794; d. November 14, 1849
First Bishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, b. July 17, 1760, at Inchlaggan in Glengarry, Scotland; d. January 14, 1840
Irish politician, lawyer, and journalist, b. in 1830; d. Oct. 17, 1884
Painter, b. at Munich, 1811; d. at Rome, 1888
French historian and theologian, of the Order of St. Dominic, b. at Rouen, 19 January, 1639; d. in Paris, 21 August, 1724
Notorious impostor of the second century
Franciscan, theologian, philosopher; one of the greatest scholastics; b. at Hales, or Hailles, in Gloucestershire, end of the twelfth century; d. at Paris, in 1245
Fourth-century writer of a short treatise against the Manichaeans
English scholar; b. in Hertfordshire, 1157; d. at Kempsey, Worcestershire, 1217
Poet, son of Alexander Pope and his second wife, Edith Turner, b. in London, England, May 22, 1688; d. at Twickenham, England, May 30, 1744
Apostle of Corsica, b. at Milan, 1533, of an illustrious Lombard family; d. at Pavia, 11 October, 1592
Roman emperor, b. at Acco in Palestine, 208; murdered by his mutinous soldiers at Sicula on the Rhine, 235
Martyred in the persecution of Decius (251)
Fourth-century bishop of Comana, in Pontus
Patriarch of Alexandria, date of birth uncertain; d. 17 April, 326
A viceroy of New France, b. in France, 1603, of noble parents; d. there in 1670
Missionary and author, b. at Avignon, March 15, 1591; d. at Ispahan, Persia, Nov. 5, 1660
B. in Paris September 11, 1711; d. May 1, 1796
Brazilian natural scientist and explorer, b. at Bahia in 1756; d. at Lisbon in 1815
Master general of the Dominican Order (1810-1872)
First Archbishop of St. Boniface, Manitoba, missionary, prelate, statesman, and writer of Western Canada, b. July 23, 1823; d. June 22, 1894
French musician and teacher of music (1772-1834)
An important seaport of Egypt
Parent liturgy from which all the others used by Melchites, Copts, and by the daughter-Church of Abyssinia are derived
Religious women affiliated to the Alexian Brotherhood
A religious institute or congregation, which had its origin at Mechlin, in Brabant, in the fifteenth century
B. in Florence, 1200; d. 17 February, 1310, at Mount Senario, near Florence
Prefect Apostolic of the Sandwich Islands, b. in France, Feb. 22, 1796; d. at sea, Dec. 5, 1837.
Diplomat and historian, b. at Paris, July 31, 1772; d. at Paris, Nov. 12, 1849
French writer on art, b. on the Island of Arz, May 20, 1797; d. June 17, 1874
Philologist, b. at Avenay, Marne, France, March 25, 1800; d. Feb. 13, 1881
Bishop of St. Hyacinth (b. 1847)
Fifth-century Roman confessor
Cardinal, Archbishop of Capua, and ecclesiastical writer; b. at Marseilles Feb. 5, 1824; d. Nov. 14, 1912
Spanish Humanist and chancellor of the Emperor Charles V, b. at Cuenca in Castile about 1500; d. at Vienna in October, 1532
Converted Spanish Rabbi, baptized 1506; d. 1531
Learned Italian Jesuit, b. August 22, 1749, at Ferrara; d. May 25, 1813, at Paris
Dominican, d. at Palencia, 8 December, 1489
B. at Aachen, 1816; d. at Dusseldorf, 1859
King of the West-Saxons, b. Wantage, Berkshire, England, 849; d. 899
Statesman and historian, b. at Aachen, August 15, 1808; d. there, April 27, 1887
Printer and publisher, b. at Tours, Aug. 17, 1811; d. at Tours, April 12, 1893
Virgin, and recluse, c. 795
Bishop of Sherborne, in Dorsetshire; d. 1058
Learned French priest, b. at Liege, about 1055; d. at Cluny, 1132
American Indian tribe
Whatever is necessary to sustain human life: not merely food and drink, but lodging, clothing, care during sickness and burial
Allowance which by order of the court a husband pays to his wife for her maintenance while she is living separately from him
Those days on which the 'liturgy', i.e. the Holy Sacrifice of the Eucharist, is not allowed to be celebrated
Institution devoted to the preparation of priests for the missions in English-speaking countries
Feast of the highest rank, celebrated on the first of November
Commemoration of all the faithful departed, celebrated by the Church on 2 November
Name of God in Arabic
This liturgical mystic expression is found in Scripture
Solemn form of address or speech from the throne employed by the Pope on certain occasions
Name of several prominent people in sixteenth-century Italy
Hebrew word signifying a young woman
Opening words of one of the four Antiphons sung at Compline and Lauds
Any material favor done to assist the needy, and prompted by charity
Hermit and martyr (died c. 700)
Persons who denied the manifestation of the Paraclete, and refused, in consequence, to admit the Gospel of St. John, wherein it is announced
Famous chiefly for his collection of the decrees of the Congregation of Rites; b. at Rome, Aug. 4, 1759; d. there, Oct. 8, 1829
Principal author of the Gregorian Calendar
Priest and schoolmaster; b. at Asti, Piedmont, about 1745 of French parents; d. at Paris, Sept. 18, 1818
Jesuit biographer and ascetic writer (1590-1672)
Spanish artist (1480-1561)
Spanish painter, architect, and sculptor, b. at Granada, March 19, 1601; d. there 3 or October 5, 1667