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Saint Francis de Sales

Saint Francis de Sales

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Item Number: P164

Size: 9"� (22.9cm)
(Franchesco, Francisco, Francois, Franz) [1567-1622] was a bishop, doctor of the church & founder of the Order of the Visitation with St. Jane Frances de Chantal. He was a prolific & persuasive writer. He spent many years trying to bring the Calvinists of the Savoy region of Switzerland & France back to the church. He was a great preacher. His best known work is the "œIntroduction to the Devout Life."� By his death, he had brought almost all of the people of Savoy back to the church. He is patron of writers, journalists, the Catholic press & of the hearing impaired. His feast is January 24.

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