Category Archives: Saint Francis of Assis

Saint Francis of Assisi


Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181 or 1182 — the exact year is uncertain; died there, 3 October, 1226. His father, Pietro Bernardone, was a wealthy Assisian cloth merchant. Of his mother, Pica, little … Continue reading

Posted in Saint Francis of Assis | Tagged | Leave a comment