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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary


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A religious order in the thirteenth century; so called from their founder, Peter de Meuron, afterwards raised to the pontificate under the name of Celestine V. The Celestins rose two hours after midnight to say matins; ate no flesh, except when sick; and often fasted. Their habit consisted of a white gown, a capuche, a black scapulary, and shirts of serge.

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Celestins'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. 1802.

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