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St francis

Learn about the inspiring life and teachings of St. Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment. Discover how his compassion and love for all creatures can inspire you to make a difference in the world.
10 things you didn't know about St Francis of Assisi Catholic Saints, Patron Saints, Catholic Church, Religious Images, Religious Art, St Francis Assisi, Saint Francis, St Francisco, Christian Art

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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Jadwiga Kuica
St. Francis of Assisi | Catholic t-shirts Catholic Saints, Catholic Art, Patron Saints, Saint Francis Prayer, St Francis, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Francis Of Assisi Quotes, San Damiano Cross

Saint Francis of Assisi grew up wealthy in the small town of Assisi, Italy. Despite the anger it brought his father, Saint Francis took a vow of poverty after receiving multiple visions from God, where in one of which God told him to "repair my church, which is falling in ruins." Saint Francis soon established the Fr

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Antonina Czubak