from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of a congregation of a monastic order which follows an especially strict rule.

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  • noun (Eccl.) Same as recollect, n.

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  • noun Alternative form of Recollect.


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  • Recollet, or Carmelite is capable of doing more harm than the best books in the world will ever be able to do good.

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  • Note 1: Taken from the observations of Father Baudoin, a Recollet priest who accompanied French forces in their campaigns out of Placentia eastwards and northwards along the English Shore in 1696 and 1697.

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  • Irish Augustinian friars and Irish Franciscan Recollet priests spearheaded this ministry; Presentation Sisters from Galway and the Sisters of Mercy from Dublin arrived in the colony in 1833 and 1842, respectively, to educate Catholic girls; and the Irish Christian Brothers came out to teach Catholic boys in 1875.

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  • Four Recollet friars arrived at Quebec, marking the beginning of French missionary activity.


  • They appear to have even borrowed the name of the Recollet convent, _Notre Dame des Anges_, and given it to their own establishment and seigniory by the St. Charles.


  • On his return to Canada he was accompanied by a Recollet friar, Father Louis Hennepin, and by


  • Recollet, or F.anciscan F.iar, name F. Hennepin, was taken and carried to the Illinois.

    History of Louisisana Or of the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina: Containing

  • But always by the side of the fur-trader and explorer we see the Recollet or Jesuit missionary pressing forward with the cross in his hands and offering his life that the savage might learn the lessons of his Faith.


  • He himself ran down St. Louis street, shouting to the guards to "Turn out" as loudly and often as he could, and with such effect that he was heard even by General Carleton, lodged at the Recollet convent.

    A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs The Story of a Hundred Years, 1761-1861

  • Recollet order, whom he always preferred to the Jesuits.



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