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Frances was born in the city of Rome in 1384 to a wealthy, noble family. From her mother she inherited a quiet manner and a pious devotion to God. From her father, however, she inherited a strong will. She decided at eleven that she knew what God wanted for her -- she was going to be a nun. And that's where her will ran right up against her father's. He told Frances she was far too young to know her mind -- but not too young to be married. ... Continue Reading

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  1. Joseph
    3 years ago

    I really liked the message to me through this sweet saint. Even her own confessor lured her from Christ meaning what men want for a person even by being of noble character is not necessarily what God wants for that person. So if you love God and want to be united to Him, then it's His will.

  2. M Volnek
    3 years ago

    This story was so inspiring--and very helpful. I am amazed most by her ability to openly rebuke others about their sins and how she fearlessly reproved them for what was evil and displeasing to God. What a grace to have. Being able to admonish and correct others in a loving way. I am going to pray for this grace during this season of Lent. God bless. Saint Frances of Rome, pray for us.

  3. A Dsouza
    3 years ago

    I have not read about st Frances before.why I should pick, by sheer chance, today her feast day to read about her and that st Alex the patron saint of my village should figure in her life amazes me .

  4. Marilyn
    3 years ago

    This story was so inspiring--and very helpful. Our church is named after St. Frances of Rome and we just celebrated her "feastday" (early, because it falls on Ash Wednesday this year!).

    It was wonderful to know more about her life and what a "saint" and loving person she really was!

  5. Genevieve
    4 years ago

    Thanks a lot this really helped! I was looking for a patron saint and I think st.Francis of Rome would be perfect!
    InJesus' Name,
    Genevieve lilley

  6. Genevieve lilley
    4 years ago

    wow I knew about St. Fracis but not that much. this was so interesting! I was looking for a patron saint and I found this , I thinl this is just what I'm looking for!
    Thanks a bunch!
    In God's love,
    Genevieve lilley

  7. Marissa
    4 years ago

    how did she become a nun/saint cuz i need 2 know 4 my paper

  8. Niamh Fenner
    4 years ago

    Yes i am so sorry for your tragic loss Denise Curry,i hope God helps you through everything.
    Does anybody know who Saint Frances is the patron saint of??? As i am making my confirmation also and she is my chosen saint aswell and i have been asked to find what she is the patron saint of thanks xxx :)

  9. Lorin S.
    4 years ago

    I have been anxiously searching for a confirmation saint for months and haven't been able to connec with any of the saints' stories. then, me friend recemended saint frances to me because it was her confirmation saint. i felt an instant connection and am very excited to do her as my confirmation saint. I love saint frances, what a beautiful life she led. :)

    God bless everyone :) especially denise curry i will keep you in my prayers :)

  10. Moe
    4 years ago

    I have to research this saint for school. Thanks for posting it! Religion makes school fun. I hope you like school too.

  11. ambs
    4 years ago

    thanks this will be good for my comfirmation ive been looking for sooooo long

  12. k
    4 years ago

    awesome! loved what the angel told her about corpral mortification.....i like all of her story! was looking for the patron of cars and found a new friend in heaven! love it! thanx

  13. Beatriz Grine
    4 years ago

    I loved this story. I wish I could find a more detailed story about her. Her life story gives me HOPE.

  14. ruby
    4 years ago

    thanks mate! i used this for a school project very informative.

  15. charity salas
    4 years ago

    Thanks for this, I would like to teach my girls,more about SAINTS an ANGELS

  16. NIshika
    4 years ago

    Thanks this was really helpful. My confirmation is in 2 weeks and i need to do a saint poster on the saint I chose and i chose St.Frances of Rome

  17. Just A Girl
    4 years ago

    Thank you! This is really a touching story. I am now making Frances my confirmation name so I too can follow in her footsteps..Maybe not as drastically though.

  18. Mia
    5 years ago

    This is such an amazing story! She is so admiring!

  19. Frances De Lancey
    5 years ago

    wow...this has helped me so many ways we are the same...we share the same name i can only strive to know God like her

  20. Sharon Brown
    5 years ago

    I was asked to pray to this saint, her beautiful life story, how precious our saints are to help guide us along the way...

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