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Feastday: November 29

Birth: 1681

Death: 1742

Canonized By: Pope John Paul II


Franciscan mystic, born Antony Fasani in 1681. He entered the Franciscans and was ordained in 1775. While serving as provincial and in other administrative positions, he was known for prayer and for supernatural gifts. Francis was canonized in 1986.


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