Francis of assisi

Explore the inspiring life and teachings of Francis of Assisi, a revered saint known for his love for nature and his dedication to serving the poor. Discover how his legacy continues to impact the world today.
10 things you didn't know about St Francis of Assisi Saints, Catholic, Roman Catholic, Francesco, Christian Art, Religious Images, Patron Saints, Kunst, St Francis

October 4th is the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. Here are some facts you may not have known about St. Francis. When he was born, he was given the name Giovanni by his mother. His father, Pietro di Bernardone, a prosperous silk merchant, was a Francophile and took to calling his son Francesco ("the Frenchman") instead. As a young man, he lived an extravagant life - he liked gambling, drinking, partying and women. He became a soldier and went to fight against Perugia and was taken as a…

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