St Francis of Assisi

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Saint Francis of Assisi Saint Francis of Assisi was born in Assisi Italy in 1182. Francis was originally named Giovanni Francesco Bernardone and never received a formal education. Instead as the son of a wealthy merchant Francis led a worldly and carefree life He found his way into a battle between Assisi and Perugia and was captured and held as a prisoner for over a year While a prisoner Francis developed a severe illness It was …

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…the will of god He was influential enough to have three orders of monks follow him His example as a man who followed the beatitudes in order to gert closer tho Christ was and is an inspiration to many people. He will never be forgotten especially since we celebrate his feast day every year. Bibliography Bibliography Robinson, Paschal St Francis of Assisi The Catholic Encyclopedia httpwwwknightorg Saint Francis of Assisi Microsoft Encarta 96 Encyclopedia. Microsoft Corporation 1993 1995