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Somascan Fathers

LC control no.n 80123150
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingSomascan Fathers
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Variant(s)Clerks Regular of Somaschi
Padri Somaschi
Somaschi Fathers
Ordo Clericorum Regularium Somaschensium
Order of Clerics Regular of Somascha
Order of St. Jerome Aemilian
Society of Servants for the Poor
See alsoFounder: Jerome Emiliani, Saint, 1486-1537
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Beginning date1528
Found inLaracca, Italo Mario. La chiesa di S. Martino e i Padri Somaschi a Velletri, dalle origini al 1967, 1967: title page (Padri Somaschi)
New Catholic encyclopedia. Second edition, 2003: volume 13, page 309 (Somascan Fathers; variant names: [Ordo] Clericorum Regularium Somaschensium; CRS; Order of St. Jerome Aemilian; The Order of Clerics Regular of Somascha; Somaschi Fathers; a religious community of men founded at Venice, Italy, in 1528, by Saint Jerome Emiliani; its mission is to care for orphan children and to teach Christian doctrine; Saint Jerome died in Somasca, from which the order took its name; In the beginning the order was called the Society of Servants for the Poor)
English Wikipedia, viewed June 17, 2020 (Somaschi Fathers; Somascan Fathers; Somascans; charitable religious congregation of priests and brothers, founded in Italy in the 16th century by Saint Jerome Emiliani)