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What are the comparisons of the Cistercians Franciscans and Dominicans?
The Cistercians are monks, while the Franciscans and Dominicans are both friars, the only thing that they have in common is that they are all religious Orders of the Catholic Church. The Cistercians were a reform of the Benedictine monasteries of the Cluny family which started in 1098 with St. Bernard of Clairvaux. The Franciscans and Dominicans were founded from nothing by St. Francis and St. Dominic (respectively) in 1209 and 1216.
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The Dominicans and Franciscans were mendicant orders established in the 13th century. The friars were prohibited from owning more land than needed to house themselves and neve…r became substantial property owners or owners of great wealth, as other orders did. The Franciscans in particular, advocated literal obedience to biblical commands by selling all possessions and giving to the poor. The Dominicans had as its objective the elimination of heresy by preaching. Education and learning were cornerstones of its efforts and by 1234, well over half of the doctors of divinity at the Sorbonne are thought to have been Dominicans. Actually, neither are monks as they are not confined to monasteries. They are referred to as friars.
Franciscans belong to one of several Orders in the Catholic church who follow the inspiration of Saint Francis of Assisi. There are three major groups of Franciscans: the Fria…rs Minor, who developed from the Observants allowing no corporate property; the Conventuals, who allowed corporate ownership; and the Capuchins, who strongly emphasized poverty and austerity. The Second Order is contemplative, known as the Poor Clares, and the Third Order are Franciscans among men and women engaged in apostolic work and under simple vows. There is also a Third Order Secular.
They were monks that followed the rule of St Benedict they were classed purer than other monks and wore white robes and even no underpants
I just purchased a used classical acoustic Franciscan guitar. It has a label in it that says made in republic of Korea. It also has a model no. it is not very clear but it… is either an 05 or a D5 can any one tell me about this guitar. Maybe how old it could be? what it could be worth? Used fair condition. thanks ginger
The Cistercians are a reform of the Benedictine Order. Saints Robert, Alberic, and Stephen Harding were the founders and were largely expandeded by St. Bernard of Clairvaux. T…hey were founded in Citeaux in France in 1098. Today they are Cistercian women and men on every continent.
Please note that the Dominicans and Franciscans are still very much alive and present in the Church. The Dominicans were a religious Order of preaching friars (Order of Preach…ers is its official name) and two other Orders started by St. Dominic in 1205 A.D., while the Franciscans are various religious Orders of Friars and Poor Clares (classically three) founded by St. Francis 1209 to 1223: . from the Catholic Encyclopedia: As the Order of the Friars Preachers is the principal part of the entire Order of St. Dominic, we shall include under this title the two other parts of the order: the Dominican Sisters (Second Order) and the Brothers of Penitence of St. Dominic (Third Order). First, we shall study the legislation of the three divisions of the order, and the nature of each. Secondly, we shall give an historical survey of the three branches of the order. It is customary to say that St. Francis founded three orders, as we read in the Office for 4 October: Tres ordines hic ordinat: primumque Fratrum nominat Minorum: pauperumque fit Dominarum medius: sed Poenitentium tertius sexum capit utrumque. (Brev. Rom. Serap., in Solem. S.P. Fran., ant. 3, ad Laudes) These three orders --- the Friars Minor, the Poor Ladies or Clares, and the Brothers and Sisters of Penance --- are generally referred to as the First, Second, and Third Orders of St. Francis.
Short answer: The Order of Cistercians (OCist; Latin: Cistercienses), sometimes called the White Monks (from the colour of the habit, over which a black scapular or apron is …sometimes worn) is a Roman Catholic religious order of enclosed monks. The first Cistercian abbey was founded by Robert of Molesme in 1098, at Cîteaux Abbey near Dijon, France.
Cistercian Monks follow the Rule of St. Benedict. The three main components of the day are prayer, lectio divina (prayerful reading of scripture). and manual labour. Most Cist…ercian monasteries have farms, but there is also work like pottery, binding books, and running the guest house, or schools. One monastery in Wisconsin, USA recycles toner cartridges. Cistercian Monasteries can be found all over the world.
Both Orders are apostolic, that is, seeking to win souls to Christ. The Dominican Order from its beginnings emphasized prayer, study, and preaching. One of the Orde…r's mottoes is Contemplare et contemplata allis tradere, which means, "to contemplate and to share with others the fruits of contemplation." The Franciscan Order in its beginnings emphasized evangelical poverty; the brothers did not own any books except the breviary and the Bible. Instead of studying and preaching in words, their witness was was to show all the world what it meant to live for God alone.
The Cistercians were founded because they saw other Benedictine Monastaries as becoming too lax, and in some cases Modernist. From the website of the Cistercians of the Stri…ct Observance: "In 1098 a small group of monks from the French Abbey of Molesme, seeking to live a life in stricter conformity to the Rule of St. Benedict, founded a monastery which they simply called Novum Monasterium (New Monastery)" From the Catholic Encyclopedia article on Cistercians: "St. Robert, son of the noble Thierry and Ermengarde of Champagne, was Abbot of Molesme, a monastery dependent on Cluny. Appalled by the laxity into which the Order of Cluny had fallen, he endeavored to effect reforms in the monasteries of Saint-Pierre-de-la-Celle, Saint-Michel of Tonnerre, and finally in that of Molesme. His attempts at reform in these monasteries were met with very little success, he, with six of his religious, among whom were Alberic and Stephen, had recourse to Hugh, Legate of the Holy See, and Archbishop of Lyons. Authorized by Archbishop Hugh to institute a reform, Robert and his companions returned to Molesme and there chose from among the religious those whom they considered most fitted to participate in their undertaking."
They were/are known as White Monks, because of their white cowls (usually only worn as choir dress). Their regular habit consists of a white tunic, over which a black hooded s…capular is worn. The whole is girded together by a leather belt. (Some Cistercians of the Common Observance [OCist] wear, instead of the leather belt, a black cincture, BUT Cistercians of the Strict Observance [OCSO] never do, they only wear leather belts).
The goal of the Franciscans is to serve the poor and destitute and the goal of the Dominicans is to teach and fight heresy; both are very needed things in the world today, as …well as when the Order's were founded (around the 1200's) The goal of the Franciscans is to serve the poor and destitute and the goal of the Dominicans is to teach and fight heresy
they preach to the public and tried to convert those who aren't christians. they also lived in extreme poverty because they wanted to live just as jesus did, they had no home.…
In Middle Ages
It has not come to an end and there are still Cistercian monks today. In England all the monasteries occupied by Benedictines, Cistercians, Cluniacs, Carthusians and others we…re closed in the period 1538 to 1540 and all monks were either pensioned off or found alternative employment. Naturally, the Order continued to flourish in the rest of Europe. In more recent times the Cistercians (and other Orders of monks and nuns) have returned to the UK to establish themselves again; a thriving community of Cistercians currently exists at Caldey Abbey in Wales, following a regime based closely on that followed by their medieval colleagues. See link below for details of the Caldey Abbey Cistercians:
Why were Santa Croce the Franciscan church and Santa Marie Novella the Dominican church located at opposite ends of Florence?
To emphasize the rivalry between the two orders
Cistercian Preparatory School's motto is 'Ardere et Lucere'.