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 Secular FRanciscan 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 Secular Franciscan 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. She has had an interest in Franciscan Spirituality for over 20 years.