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August 18, 2015 – The History of the Servite Order

The Servites are one of the 4 original Mendicant orders, name 3 of the other 4.

  • The Franciscans- Includes the Order of Friars Minor (O.F.M.), the Order of Friars Minor Conventual (O.F.M. Conv.) who are commonly known as the Grey Friars, and the Capuchins (Order of Friars Minor Capuchin) (O.F.M. Cap.)
  • Dominicans (Order of Preachers, commonly called the Black Friars), founded 1215
  • Carmelites, (Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Carmel, commonly known as the White Friars), founded 1206–1214[9]
  • Augustinians (Hermits of St. Augustine, commonly called the Austin Friars), founded 1244 – 1256