Xavier, Saint Francis
Xavier, Saint Francis
Biographical article on one of the first Jesuits, and missionary to Asia, who died in 1552

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  • Xavier, Saint Francis — born April 7, 1506, Xavier Castle, near Sangüesa, Navarre died Dec. 3, 1552, Sancian Island, China; canonized March 12, 1622; feast day December 3 Spanish born French missionary to the Far East. Born into a noble Basque family, he was educated at …   Universalium

  • Xavier,Saint Francis — Xa·vi·er (zāʹvē ər, zăvʹē ), Saint Francis. 1506 1552. Spanish Jesuit missionary. A cofounder of the Jesuit order (1534) with Ignatius of Loyola, he established missionaries in Japan, Ceylon, and the East Indies. * * * …   Universalium

  • Francis Xavier,Saint — Francis Xa·vi·er (zāʹvē ər, zăvʹē ), Saint. See Xavier, Saint Francis. * * * …   Universalium

  • Saint Francis Xavier College (England) — Saint Francis Xavier College is a Roman Catholic Sixth Form College. It is located on the borders of Clapham and Balham close to Clapham South tube station, London. It offers courses for 16 19 year olds, as well as Adult Education classes.The… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Francis University — is a four year, coeducational Catholic liberal arts university in Loretto, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1847 and conducted under the tradition of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular. The university is situated on 600 acres (2.4… …   Wikipedia

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  • Xavier Saint-Macary — Xavier Saint Macary, né le 7 juin 1948 à Orléans et mort le 13 mars 1988 à Paris, était un acteur français. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Cinéma 3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saint Francis Xavier Church, Dublin — Saint Francis Xavier Church, popularly known as Gardiner Street Church , is a Roman Catholic Church on Upper Gardiner Street. The first stone was laid in 1829, the year of the Catholic Relief Act, and the church opened in 1832.The church is run… …   Wikipedia

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