Paul of the Cross, Saint
Paul of the Cross, Saint
Biographical essay on the Italian-born founder of the Passionists. He died in 1775

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  • Paul Of The Cross, Saint — ▪ Roman Catholic priest Italian  San Paolo Della Croce,  original name  Paolo Francesco Danei  born Jan. 3, 1694, Ovada, Republic of Genoa [Italy] died Oct. 18, 1775, Rome; canonized 1867; feast day October 19       founder of the order of… …   Universalium

  • Paul of the Cross — Infobox Saint name=Saint Paul of the Cross birth date=birth date|1694|1|03|mf=y death date=death date and age|1775|10|18|1694|1|03|mf=y feast day=19 October; 28 April (Roman Catholic calendar, 1869 1969) venerated in=Roman Catholic Church… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul of the Cross — (1694–1775)    Order Founder and Saint.    Paul was born Paolo Francesco Danei in Ovado, Italy. At the age of twenty six, he became a hermit and he drew up the Rule for a new order which became known as the Passionists. The first house opened in… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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  • The Descent from the Cross — is the central panel of a triptych painting by Peter Paul Rubens in 1612 1614. The painting is the second of Rubens s great altarpieces for the Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp. The subject was one Rubens returned to again and again in his career.… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul, the Apostle, Saint — ▪ Christian Apostle Introduction original name  Saul of Tarsus  born 4 BCE?, Tarsus in Cilicia [now in Turkey] died 62–64, Rome [Italy]  one of the leaders of the first generation of Christians, often considered to be the second most important… …   Universalium

  • Archaeology of the Cross and Crucifix —     Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix     I. PRIMITIVE CRUCIFORM SIGNS     The sign of the cross, represented in its simplest form by a crossing of two lines at right angles,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John of the Cross — Infobox Saint name=Saint John of the Cross birth date=24 June 1542 death date=Death date and age|1591|12|14|1542|06|24 feast day=14 December 24 November (General Roman Calendar, 1738 1969) venerated in=Roman Catholic Church; Anglican Communion;… …   Wikipedia

  • Feast of the Cross — Russian icon of Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross (icon from Yaroslavl by Gury Nikitin, 1680. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow). Liturgical year Western Advent …   Wikipedia

  • Stations of the Cross — (or Way of the Cross; in Latin, Via Crucis; also called the Via Dolorosa or Way of Sorrows, or simply, The Way) refers to the depiction of the final hours (or Passion) of Jesus, and the devotion commemorating the Passion. The tradition as chapel… …   Wikipedia

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