Genealogy Projects tagged with nuns on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Roman Catholic Sisters and Nuns

    Roman Catholic Sisters and Nuns While the terms nun and sister are often interchanged, within Roman Catholicism there is a difference between the two. A Catholic nun is a woman who lives as a contemplative life in a monastery which is usually cloistered (or enclosed) or semi-cloistered. Her ministry and prayer life is centred within and around the monastery for the good of the world. She profes...

  • Abbesses

    In Catholicism, an abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior of a community of nuns, which is often an abbey. In the Catholic Church (both the Latin Church and Eastern Catholic), Eastern Orthodox, Coptic and Anglican abbeys, the mode of election, position, rights, and authority of an abbess correspond generally with those of an abbot. Catholic Encyclopedia...

  • Goan Roman Catholic Nuns (including Nuns of Goan origin) / Madres Goesas Romanos Católicos (incluidos Madres de origem Goesas)

    Goan Roman Catholic Nuns The Age of Discovery introduced Christianity in Goa from 1510, starting a culture that would leave an indelible stamp of Catholicism on the Goan people. This is a project to compile all the Roman Catholic Nuns who were and are ordained at Goa including Nuns who were/are of Goan descent. Project Founder : Sebastião José Roiz Project Collaborators & Main Contribu...

  • Lithuanian Cenobites

    Monasticism==Please add profiles of Lithuanian Cenobites or equivalent, of any religion, to this project. Roman Catholicism, Greek Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Old Believers Orthodoxy, Protestantism, including Evangelical Lutheranism, Calvinism, Evangelical Reformed, Islamism, Buddhism, Judaism, Karaite Judaism and any other religion practiced in Lithuania will fit this project.Please add pr...

  • Milton Court, Surrey, England

    Milton Court, Surrey, England=The manor remained with the nuns until the dissolution of the monasteries, when the king exchanged it for other Surrey lands with John Carleton of Walton on Thames, and Joyce his wife. From John Carleton the manor passed to Richard Thomas, who was holding it in 1552. Richard Thomas continued to hold under Philip and Mary; his tenure was not, however, popular among ...