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Quadragesima

( Latin, the fortieth). Quadragesima denotes a season of preparation by fasting and prayer, ...

Quadratus

The first of the Christian apologists. He is said by Eusebius (Chron. ad ann. Abrah. 2041, 124 ...

Quakers

The official designation of an Anglo - American religious sect originally styling themselves ...

Quality

(Greek poistes -- Plato, Aristotle -- poion ; Latin qualitas, quale .) Quality is used, ...

Quam singulari

A decree of the Sacred Congregation of the Sacraments, 8 August, 1910, on the age at which ...

Quamichan Indians

The largest of the numerous small bands attached to Cowichan agency, at the southeast end of ...

Quantity

(Greek poson ; Latin quantitas , quantum , correlate to tantum ) Aristotle, in his ...

Quapaw Indians

A tribe now nearly extinct, but formerly one of the most important of the lower Mississippi ...

Quarantines

"Quarantines" is an expression frequently used in the grants of indulgences, and signifies a strict ...

Quaresmius, Franciscus

A writer and Orientalist of the seventeenth century, born at Lodi (Lombardy), 4 April, 1583; ...

Quebec, Archdiocese of

(QUEBECENSIS) The Archdiocese of Quebec, in Canada, comprises the counties of Beauce, ...

Quebec, The Province of

GEOGRAPHY The province of Quebec occupies mainly the two slopes of the vast basin formed by the ...

Queen's Daughters

(DAUGHTERS OF THE QUEEN OF HEAVEN, FILIÆ REGINÆ COELI) A religious and charitable ...

Quelen, Hyacinthe-Louis De

Archbishop of Paris, born at Paris, 8 Oct., 1778; died there 31 Dec., 1839. He was educated ...

Quem terra, pontus, sidera

An ancient hymn in honour of the Blessed Virgin, ascribed to Fortunatus by Thomasius and ...

Querétaro, Diocese of

(DE QUERETARO) Located in Mexico; suffragan of Michoacan. Its area is that of the state of ...

Quercia, Jacopo Della

Sculptor, born (it is said) at Quercia Grossa, near Siena, 1374; died 20 October, 1438. His ...

Quesnel, Pasquier

(PASCHASE) Pasquier Quesnel, born in Paris, 14 July, 1634; died at Amsterdam, 2 December, ...

Quevedo, Juan de

Franciscan, native of Bejori, Old Castile , Spain ; died at Barcelona, 24 December, 1519. His ...

Quiñones, Francis

(Quignonez.) Cardinal, born in the Kingdom of Leon, Spain, c. 1482; died at Veroli, Italy, 5 ...

Quiche

(UTLATECA) The principal aboriginal tribe or nation of Guatemala. They belong to the great ...

Quichua Indians

Quichua Indians, formerly the dominant people of the Empire of Peru, and still the largest ...

Quicumque Christum Quærtis

The opening line of the twelfth (in honour of the Epiphany ) and last poem in the ...

Quierzy, Councils of

(Kierzy, Carisiacum) Several councils were held at Quierzy, a royal residence under the ...

Quiet, Prayer of

The Prayer of Quiet is regarded by all writers on mystical theology as one of the degrees of ...

Quietism

Quietism ( Latin quies, quietus , passivity) in the broadest sense is the doctrine which ...

Quilon, Diocese of

(QUILONENSIS) Diocese of Quilon, in India on the Malabar coast, suffragan of Verapoly, ...

Quimper, Diocese of

(CORISOPITENSIS) Diocese of Quimper includes the Department of Finistère; as ...

Quin, Michael Joseph

Originator of the "Dublin Review", born at Thurles, Co. Tipperary, Ireland, 1796; died at ...

Quinctianus, Saints

(1) Under the date 1 April the present "Roman Martyrology " mentions a saint of this name, ...

Quinquagesima

(Fiftieth.) The period of fifty days before Easter. It begins with the Sunday before Ash ...

Quintana, Agustín

Missionary and Indian philologist, born at Antequera, the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico, about 1660; ...

Quiricus and Julitta

Martyred under Diocletian. The names of these two martyrs, who in the early Church enjoyed a ...

Quirini, Angelo Maria

(Querini). Cardinal and scholar, born at Venice, 30 March, 1680; died at Brescia, 6 January, ...

Quirinus, Saints

Several martyrs of this name are mentioned in the "Martyrologium Hieronymianum" and in the ...

Quito, Archdiocese of

(QUITENSIS) The city of Quito, formerly known as San Francisco de Quito, capital of the ...

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