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Franciscan Monastery

 
 
Franciscan Monastery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
1. Franciscan Monastery Marker
Inscription.

Franciscan Monastery

D.C. Historic Preservation
Division Landmark Designee
November 8, 1964

National Register of
Historic Places Designee
January 17, 1991

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 38° 56.247′ N, 76° 59.15′ W. Marker is in Brookland, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 14th Street Northeast and Quincy Street NE on 14th Street Northeast. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Franciscan Monastery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Quincy St NE, Washington DC 20017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlo Angelo Facchina (within shouting distance of this marker); Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries (within shouting distance of this marker); Corinthian Capital (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M.
Franciscan Monastery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
2. Franciscan Monastery Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Bunker Hill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Bunker Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookland.
 
Also see . . .  Franciscan Monastary of the Holy Land in America. (Submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Franciscan Monastery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
3. Franciscan Monastery Marker
Rosary Portico on the grounds of the Franciscan Monastery image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
4. Rosary Portico on the grounds of the Franciscan Monastery

Rosary Portico

Welcome!
This cloister-like "Rosary Portico" commemorates the mysteries of the rosary in its fifteen chapels, joined by colonnades of ten arches symbolizing the "Ave Marias" of the rosary Enshrined within these chapels are tablets on which are inscribed the words of the Hail Mary in 150 languages, together with fifteen tablets bearing translations of the Our Father in the rosary.
Two additional chapels, commemorating the Institution of the Third Order of St. Francis and the Franciscan Crown. Complete this portico appropriately called "The Rosary in Stone"
Ave Maria image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
5. Ave Maria

Ave Maria
Hail Mary, full of
Grace;
The Lord is with thee;
Blessed art
Thou among women,
And blessed is
The Fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for
Us sinners, now and
At the hour
Of our death. Amen.

Modern English

In Memory of
Mrs. Susan E. Albert
Aristides Leonori Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
6. Aristides Leonori Plaque

Sacred to the memory of the servant of God
Aristides Leonori
Third Order of St. Francis.

Saintly Roman Architect of this memorial
church and monastery of the Holy Sepulcher
Wash. D.C.

Born - July 28, 1856
Died - July 30, 1928

Pray for Ludwina and Catherine M. Van Gombos
and family
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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