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Saint Francis et [i.e. and] his four ladies.

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English



  • Italy


  • Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226.,
  • Christian saints -- Italy -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSaint Francis et his four ladies, Saint Francis and his four ladies, Saint Francis and his four ladies., Saint Francis & his four ladies.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.F6 E74 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p.
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5757282M
ISBN 100393054276
LC Control Number71127178

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  St. Francis of Assisi (c. –Oct. 3, ) is the Roman Catholic Church's patron saint of animals, merchants, and ecology. He abandoned a life of luxury after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him to rebuild the Christian church and to live in poverty. Francis of Assisi (born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone; Italian: Francesco d'Assisi; Latin: Franciscus Assisiensis; or – 3 October ), venerated as Saint Francis of Assisi, also known in his ministry as Francesco, was an Italian Catholic friar, deacon, philosopher, mystic, and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women's Order of Saint Clare, the Third.   Today, Saint Francis of Assisi is the patron saint for ecologists — a title honoring his boundless love for animals and nature. In , Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio chose to honor Saint.   Nature, with animals and God as Creator of all things come immediately to mind when thinking of St. Francis of Assisi. He imitated Jesus so closely and became known as “alter Christi” (another Christ). This was shown in the saint’s length of lifespan–44 years, just ten more than His .

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Saint Francis. Moved by her love for God and attracted to Francis’ love for the Gospel message, Clare rejected her family’s plans for her and arranged secretly to join him in his life of prayer and service. She founded her own community of “poor ladies,” and was the first woman to write a rule of life for religious women.   Today is the feast of the great St. Francis of Assisi, the saint after whom our Pontiff takes his name. Though he lived eight centuries ago, St. Francis still inspires people today with his radical. The Real St. Francis: 14 Surprising Facts Francis of Assisi was, in his early life, a ladies' man, a carouser, a fierce warrior, and a P.O.W. Yes, that Francis of Assisi, who is also one of.