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Saunt Francis o Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi), born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, informally named as Francesco (1181/1182 – 3 October 1226),[1][3] wis an Italian Roman Catholic friar an preacher. He foondit the men's Order o Friars Minor, the weemen’s Order o Saunt Clare, the Third Order o Saunt Francis an the Custody o the Holy Laund.[1] Francis is ane o the maist venerated releegious figurs in history.[1]

Saint Francis o Assisi, O.F.M.
Co-patron o Italy, foonder o the Seraphic Order
Bartolomeo Della Gatta - Stigmata of St Francis - WGA01336.jpg
The Stigmata o Saunt Francis
bi Bartolomeo della Gatta, tempera on wid circa 1487
Religious, deacon, confessor
stigmatist and religious founder
Born Giovanni di Bernardone
1181 or 1182
Assisi, Duchy o Spoleto, Holy Roman Empire
Dee'd 3 October 1226 (aged 44)
Assisi, Umbrie, Papal States[1]
Veneratit in Roman Catholic Kirk
Anglican Communion
Lutheran Kirk
Auld Catholic Kirk
Canonised 16 July 1228, Assisi, Italy by Pape Gregory IX
Major shrine Basilica o San Francesco d'Assisi
Feast 4 October
Attributes Tau cross, doo, birds, ainimals, wouf at feet, Pax et Bonum,
Puir Franciscan habit, stigmata
Patronage ainimals; the environment; Italy; merchants; stowaways;[2] Cub Scouts; San Francisco, Californie, Naga Ceety, Cebu

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Brady, Ignatius Charles. "Saint Francis of Assisi." Encyclopædia Britannica Online.
  2. Chesterton (1924), p.126
  3.   Paschal Robinson (1913). "St. Francis of Assisi". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.