Church Franciscan History Pope Secular Franciscan

Influential Franciscans

Franciscan Doctors of the Church

Saint Anthony of Padua 1195-1231 Doctor Evangelicus
St Bonaventure – 1221-1274 – Doctor Seraphicus
Bl Ramon Llull – Third Order – 1232-1315 – Doctor Illuminatus [Met Dun Scotus – similar thoughts about immaculate conception]
Bl John Duns Scotus – 1266-1308 – Doctor Subtilis
St Lawrence of Brindisi – 1559-1619 Doctor apostolicus

third order Saints include:

St Elizabeth of Hungary
St Louis IV
St Joan of Arc
St Louis IX of France
St Elizabeth of Aragon/Portugal
St Thomas More
St John Vianney
St Pope Pius X
St John Paul XXIII

Third Order Popes

Gregory X   1276
Pius IX   1878
Gregory IX   1241
Martin V   1431
Innocent XII 1700
Clement XII 1740
Leo XIII 1903 – 1883 Rule
Benedict XV 1922
Pius XI 1939
Pius XII 1958

Elizabeth is a member of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and lives on the Isle of Wight where she enjoys walks along the beach with Alfie her Cairn Terrier. She has had an interest in Franciscan Spirituality for over 20 years.