Works of ... st. Francis of Assisi, tr. by a religious of the order

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Contents

To all Clerics
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To all the Custodes of the Friars Minor
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To the Rulers of the People
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To Brother Leo
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To the Lady Jacoba of Settisoli
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PART II
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Of the Reception and Clothing of the Brethren
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CHAPTER TAGE III Of the Divine Office and of the Fast
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Of the Order of the Ministers and other Brethren
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Of the Correction of the Brethren who offend
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Of the Recourse the Brethren should have to their Ministers and that no Brother may be called Prior
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Of the Manner of Serving and Working
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That the Brethren may not receive Money
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Of the Manner of Asking Alms
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Of the Sick Brethren
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That the Brethren ought not to be Calumniators nor Detractors but ought to love one another
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That the Brethren must avoid the Sight and Com pany of Women
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Of the Punishment of Fornication
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Of the Brethren who go among the Saracens and other Infidels
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Of the Preachers
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How the Ministers are to Meet together
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That all the Brethren must be true Catholics
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Of Praising God and of the Exhortation which all the Brethren may make
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Of the Admonition of the Brethren
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Prayer and Thanksgiving to God
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Exhortation to the Brethren
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THE SECOND RULE WHICH THE BLESSED FATHER ST FRANCIS INSTITUTED FOR THE FRIARS MINOR I The Rule and Life of the Friars ...
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Of the Divine Office and of Fasting and in what Manner the Brethren are to go about in the World
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That the Brethren may not receive Money
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That the Brethren shall appropriate nothing to them selves of Seeking Alms and of the Sick Brethren
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Of Penance to be imposed on the Brethren
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Of the Divine Office of the Fast of Confession
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That the Sisters shall appropriate nothing to them
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RULE OF THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THE THIRD
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Page 47 - Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out ; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there ; and the last state of that man is worse than the first.
Page 93 - All power is given to Me in heaven and in earth; going therefore, teach ye all nations: baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost; teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and behold, I am with you all days, even to the consummation of the world
Page 38 - You have heard that it was said to them of old: Thou shalt not commit adultery. But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Page 49 - I have given them thy word ; and the world hath hated them because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from the evil.
Page 48 - But be not ye called Rabbi, for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren. And call no man your father upon the earth : for one is your Father, which is in heaven. Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.
Page 46 - For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness : all these evil things come from within, and defile the man.
Page 104 - For who maketh thee to differ from another.' and what hast thou that thou didst not receive'.' now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?
Page 37 - Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment: but I say unto you, that every one who is angry with his brother shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council; and whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of the hell of fire.
Page 49 - Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. As thou hast sent me into the World, even so have I also sent them into the world.
Page 192 - And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

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