After leaving Mantua, he repaired to Milan, where he enjoyed the protection of Cardinal Borromeo, but was soon transferred by his superiors to Venice, as professor of philosophy at the Servite convent.
Meantime the Servite brothers of the Annunziata were growing impatient for the completion of their altar-piece.
There can be little doubt, whatever counter claims may be set up, that the Third Order was one of St Francis' creations, and that his Third Order was the exemplar after which the others were fashioned; but at an early date the other Mendicant Orders formed Third Orders on the same lines, and so there came into being Dominican Tertiaries, and Carmelite, and Augustinian, and Servite, and also Premonstratensian and many others.
Jubilate Deo, omnis terra; servite Domino in laetitia; intrate in conspectu eius in exultatione.
Jubilate Domino, omnis terra; servite Domino in laetitia; introite in conspectu eius in exultatione.