First Order for men founded by a woman


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The Canons Regular of the Holy Cross of the Red Star were founded by a Poor Clare nun to care for the sick who came to the convent. The O.Cr. are also the first Czech order to be founded, and the first in the church by a woman for men.

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Blessings,
Mrs Cloisters OP
Lay Dominican
http://cloisters.tripod.com/
http://cloisters.tripod.com/charity/
http://cloisters.tripod.com/holyangels/id9.html/


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