Servite Order

The Servite Order is one of the five original Catholic mendicant orders.

Connected Sites

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Ferrara Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Servi, built for the Order of the Servites of Mary
Florence The Basilica della Santissima Annunziata is the mother church of the Servite order (wiki)
Prague On Charles Bridge: Statue of St. Philip Benitius. He was the general of the Servite order and is the only marble statue on the bridge. He's portrayed with a cross, a twig, and a book. The papal tiara lying at his feet is a symbol of the saint's refusal of the papal see in 1268.
Siena The Santa Maria dei Servi "is built on the site of the former Church of San Clement, which was acquired by the Servite order in the Medieval era."
Venice and its Lagoon Chiesa dei Servi
Wachau Cultural Landscape the early-Baroque, former Servite Monastery Schönbühel (nom file)


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