New Advent
 Home   Encyclopedia   Summa   Fathers   Bible   Library 
 A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 
New Advent
Home > Catholic Encyclopedia > Y


Please help support the mission of New Advent and get the full contents of this website as an instant download. Includes the Catholic Encyclopedia, Church Fathers, Summa, Bible and more — all for only $19.99...

Yahweh - Proper name of God in the Old Testament
Yakima Indians - A Shahaptian tribe formerly dwelling on the banks of the Columbia, the Wenatchee, and northern branches of the Yakima Rivers, in the east of Washington
Yamasee Indians - A Muskhogean tribe, mentioned frequently in the history of South Carolina, residing formerly near the Savannah River and in Florida
Yaqui Indians - A Cahita tribe, formerly dwelling near the Rio Yaqui
Yazoo Indians - A small tribe formerly living on the lower course of Yazoo River, Mississippi, in close connection with several other tribes, including the Tonica
Yellow Knives - A sub-arctic Dene tribe, called the Copper Indians by Hearne and other early English writers, and Red Knives by Mackenzie and Franklin
Yom Kippur - A most solemn fast, on which no food could be taken throughout the day, and servile works were forbidden
York, Ancient See of - The seat of metropolitan jurisdiction for the northern province
York, Cardinal of - Cardinal, Duke of York, known by the Jacobites as 'Henry IX, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland'; born at Rome, 11 March, 1725; died at Frascati, 13 July, 1807
York, Use of - Principle in medieval canon law that while as regards judicial matters, as regards the sacraments, and also the more solemn fasts, the custom of the Roman Church was to be adhered to
Youghal - The Wardenship of Youghal, in the Diocese of Cloyne, was founded by Thomas, Eighth Earl of Desmond
Youville, Marie-Marguérite d' - Biography of the founder of the Gray Nuns, or Sisters of Charity. She died in 1771
Young Men's Institute - A Catholic fraternal organization, founded on 4 March, 1883, at San Francisco, California
Ysambert, Nicolas - French theologian (1565-1642)
Yucatán, Archdiocese of - Located in the Republic of Mexico; Campeche and Tabasco are its suffragans
Yukon, Prefecture Apostolic of - Occupies the extreme northwestern portion of the Dominion of Canada
Yun-nan - The Mission of Yun-nan includes the whole province, which is situated in the southwestern corner of China
Yuracaré Indians - A Bolivian tribe living between Santa Cruz de la Sierra and Cochabamba
Yves, Saint - Or St. Yves. Patron saint of lawyers, d. 1303
Yves of Chartres, Saint - Essay on the life and writings of this bishop, who died in 1116
Copyright © 2023 by New Advent LLC. Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.