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FRANCIS XAVIER, ST. (1506-1552). Born in the family castle of Xavier, near Pamplona in the Basque area of Spanish Navarre on Apr. 7, he was sent to the University of Paris 1525, secured his licentiate in 1528, met Ignatius Loyola and became one of the seven who in 1534, at Montmartre founded the Society of Jesus. In 1536 he left Paris to join Ignatius in Venice, from whence they all in tended to go as missionaries to Palestine (a trip which ... Continue Reading

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  1. Javier
    4 years ago

    Excellent article, but Navarre has never been Basque. In Spain and in Navarre specially we are very sensitive to these mistakes.

    To speak about the Basque area would be like to say of the Aragonese area, neighbors but do not be equal.

  2. Ron
    4 years ago

    3rd December 2010 Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier

    As a Missionary Francis certainly put his Faith into practice by going where Christ led him - to the ends of the earth. A great example of how to really live the Christian life by taking the Gospel message to others.

  3. alex dias
    4 years ago

    Today is the 3rd december,the day on which we celebrate the feast of st francis .today is the very happy day fore goans.he is the father of goa.Goa lies in the hands of st.francis xavier and protected goa since he had kept his feet in the goan is the day where crores of people all over the world visit the relics of st.
    i love you st francis xavier and thank you for keeping our goa safe in the hands of u.

  4. Glenda
    4 years ago

    Do any of you know why St. Xavier became a Jesuit priest?

  5. Dan Bailey
    4 years ago

    I chose to have him as my comfrimation about a year ago not realizing that he was born on the same day as i was

  6. timothy toledo
    4 years ago

    this was very helpful. need more on the east indies. tnx

  7. Xavier
    4 years ago

    I also have the same name and the info really helped. October 3, 2:27

  8. Random
    5 years ago

    His Feast Day is December 3.

  9. joe joe jones
    5 years ago

    i need info!!!!

  10. Nancy Correll
    5 years ago

    I want more info on how St. Francis was the Saint of Animals.

  11. Random
    5 years ago

    This information is extremly brief and doesnt make much sense. Its just a list of dates thrown into a paragraph...

  12. ausgirl
    5 years ago

    this was bad info but i got some out of it! and im also doing a project i have to do an outline of his life and some interesting facts oh and a letter to the pope which i don't wanna write! i have to do outline their impact on the world and include evidence from their life that makes them worthy of being a saint! its gotta be persuasive!!

  13. lollypop
    5 years ago

    This information was extremely useful for my school project! he is sooo interesting to research about!

    5 years ago


  15. Xavier
    6 years ago

    I've Got the same name as well and the info was great

  16. Xavier
    6 years ago

    We have the same name. cool, and thanks for the info

  17. Peter Paul John
    6 years ago

    I always worship St. Francis Xavier and would always visit his Church where His Body still Lays in Goa-India.whenever I am there in Goa.I was supposed to be operated for my knee on Wednesday and the Dr's told me that there is no need of the surgery. Thank You St. Franscis Xavier for getting me without the surgery.

  18. Zanessa fan
    6 years ago

    Amazing I loved it How cool great information

  19. 6 years ago

    cool I loved it

  20. Wade a 6th grader
    6 years ago

    Just a correction his feast day was actually December 3rd.

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