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Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181. In 1182, Pietro Bernardone returned from a trip to France to find out his wife had given birth to a son. Far from being excited or apologetic because he'd been gone, Pietro was furious because she'd had his new son baptized Giovanni after John the Baptist. The last thing Pietro wanted in his son was a man of God -- he wanted a man of business, a cloth merchant like he was, and ... Continue Reading

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  1. Devin Porter
    2 years ago

    Saint Francis is my favorite saint!

  2. Not Telling!
    2 years ago

    When my parakeet (2 years old) was snatched up by my cat, when I left the room, he bravely flew up to me at a very, very low height and very strained, he smashed into a wall and I saw blood everywhere... spattered all over the wall, on his feathers, face, feet, wings, and on the carpet, I freaked out because I knew animal bites and scratches are fatal to little birds like him... I brought him to an emergency vet and they treated him. They gave him fluids, antibiotics, and tried their best to save the little bird. He had an inch long gash on his left wing joint that exposed the muscle and bone and he so bravely sat in the vet's hand when they had to pull feathers out and put medicine on it. The whole time I prayed to Saint Francis.
    My dad didn't tell me this but the vet definitely thought he would die overnight. He didn't!!! I gave him treat blocks at chest height because it was too painful for him to bend down. He had millet spray, lettuce, and broccoli and a water dispenser at beak height. Of course I kept his cage covered and he was in a a hospital cage next to his buddy, Sky. I read to him and kept him comfortable.
    The next day when I brought him to the vest for a followup the vet was SO stunned to see him alive and chirping worriedly in his little cage. Everyone around awww'd at my story :)
    He wasn't supposed to fly for 2 months, but I had to hold him on his back and put medicine on his wing twice a day and give him medicine by mouth once a day. On the third day when I caught him he FLEW away and made a few laps around my room then landed on my head.
    Right now he's sitting next to my desk and he's preening sky's face and chirping happily.
    I let him out for an hour today and he made so many laps around my room I couldn't count. He still takes his little bird baths and loves to sit on my shoulder and talk to me.
    Pray to Saint Francis if you have an animal problem! He works in miracles! He really helps you whenever you need it.

  3. Max
    2 years ago

    i picked St Francis for my support lots of good info on this site,

  4. Miley :)
    2 years ago

    hello people who are reading this comment...this site is my BEST friend! it got an A+ on my school report and my teacher told me to use this site on all my other research papers because trust me I will have more! :) I hope this helps you like it helped me because if not then I don't know what happened because this article has helped me become closer to God and all the saints. Maybe someday I will become a saint and follow in St. Francis' footsteps!!! I hope you all love this online website just like me!!! :)

  5. Miley
    2 years ago

    this site helped me because I had a research paper to do on St. Francis of Assisi and I had know clue where to look for facts on him so I came here and did my research. I learned so much and I will use this site for my free time. :) I would recommend this site to others!

  6. Miley
    2 years ago

    I learned so much from this!! :)

  7. tkd
    3 years ago

    This site was really helpful
    I got to learn all cool facts about St.Francis
    He is a true inspiration and both his prayer and the Canticle of the sun are really powerful

  8. Lill
    3 years ago

    He is so cool

  9. francis ameachi ojie
    3 years ago


  10. Sharliz Ang Johann Ang
    3 years ago

    i want to learn about saint Francis of assisi

  11. Maggie
    3 years ago

    Thank you sooo much, this article was so helpful and inspiring!!!! ihad to do a confirmation project and i got most of my facts from here! got an A+

  12. u know it
    3 years ago

    this hleped me so much with my saint report i hope it helps u too:)

  13. Ramy Sawaya
    3 years ago

    He left riches to become a beggar, he is an amazing person, may god give everyone the power to at least love him.

  14. tim
    3 years ago

    OMG i prayed to st francis but my dog still died of breast cancer

  15. Em
    3 years ago

    st. francis of assisi please pray for my dog, shadow, becuase he isn't doing so well. please help him to get better, live a lively life and not be to mopey all the time

    amen. :) <3

  16. Im at school TOO LOL KG
    3 years ago

    Im at schhol and this site is very helpful for me to do my Saints report which is due tomorrow!! and i live in iowa and my school is Lourdes Catholic School, Its 2:25:30

  17. At school
    3 years ago

    St francis and this website is really helping me do my work in school this second!! i am on a laptop at school!!

  18. paul
    3 years ago

    how did he die

  19. Anthony
    3 years ago

    Oh blessed st.Francisintercede for me and my family,so that our business may grow in many folds and we can be able to hounor the lord deligently...I pray unto you to help me in my difficulties,whisper in the ears of the child Jesus to grant me holiness in my work and my business...Amen.

  20. nikki
    3 years ago


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