Augustinian friar

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  • Augustinian Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus of the Philippines — Historical backgroundThe Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus of the Philippines of the religious Order of St. Augustine was officially formed on March 7, 1575 as an offshoot of the establishment of the first permanent Spanish settlements in… …   Wikipedia

  • friar — n 1. mendicant, monk, monastic, almsman, beggar, brother; father, padre, priest; prior, abbot, abbé 2.Franciscan, Gray Friar; Dominican, Black Friar; Carmelite, White Friar; Augustinian, Austin Friar …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Augustinian — Augustine Au*gus tine, Augustinian Au gus*tin i*an, n. (Eccl.) A member of one of the religious orders called after St. Augustine; an Austin friar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Augustinian — I. noun Date: 1534 1. a member of an Augustinian order; specifically a friar of the Hermits of St. Augustine founded in 1256 and devoted to educational, missionary, and parish work 2. a follower of St. Augustine II. adjective Date: 1653 1. of or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Augustinian — 1. adjective a) of, or relating to St Augustine of Hippo b) of, or relating to several religious orders influenced by him 2. noun a) a follower of St Augustine, of his doctrines b) a …   Wiktionary

  • friar — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. monk, brother; fra. See clergy. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. brother, monk, mendicant, begging friar, abbot, father, padre, abbé, curé, prior, pilgrim, penitent, holy man, palmer, Dominican, Franciscan,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Friar — Member of one of four (male) *mendicant orders who lived in the world, outside the monastery, whose purpose was to preach, living off donations. This was resented by some who thought such money should more properly be given to the local parish… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Austin Friar — noun one of the Roman Catholic hermits of Saint Augustine • Hypernyms: ↑Augustinian * * * one of the Hermits of St. Augustine. [1860 65] * * * Austin friar, a member of a mendicant order (Hermits of Saint Augustine) named for Saint Augustine; an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Order of Saint Augustine — Abbreviation OSA Formation March, 1256 Type Catholic religious ord …   Wikipedia

  • Hermits of St. Augustine — The Hermits of St. Augustine (Ordo Sancti Augustini, O.S.A.), generally called Augustinians but not to be confused with the Augustinian Canons, are a Roman Catholic religious order which, although more ancient, were formally constituted in the… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Augustine's College (Brookvale) — For other schools/colleges of the named for St. Augustine, see St. Augustine High School (disambiguation). Infobox Secondary school name = St. Augustine s College motto = Vincit Veritas Truth Conquers established = 1956 type = Independent all… …   Wikipedia

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