St. Francesco Antonio Fasani

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St. Francesco Antonio Fasani

  1. 1. St. Francesco Antonio Fasani<br />Ingrid Garcia<br />Grade: 5B<br />
  2. 2. 1681-1742<br />Taught philosophy to younger friars, served as guardian of his friary, provincial of the order, master of novices, and finally pastor in his hometown. <br />In his various ministries, he was loving, devout and penitential. He was a sought-after confessor and preacher.<br />When his term of office ended, Francesco became master of novices and finally pastor in his hometown.<br />
  3. 3. Entered the Conventual Franciscan order in 1695, taking the name Francis. Ordained in 1705.<br />He entered the Order of Friars Minor Conventual and took the names of Saints Francis and Anthony, thus expressing his fervent desire to follow their example by consecrating himself to an evangelical and apostolic life.<br />He was born: 6 August 1681 in Lucera, Foggia, Italy as Antony Fasani<br />
  4. 4. He died: 29 November 1742 in Lucera, Foggia, Italy of natural causes <br />Francis Anthony progressed in a life of union with God, patterning himself on the Lord through religious consecration and the priestly charism. <br />From 1707 until his death he continued to live at Lucera for thirty-five years, always giving splendid witness to the gospel life and zealous pastoral ministry.<br />
  5. 5. Francesco showed himself a loyal friend of the poor, never hesitating to seek from benefactors what was needed.<br />

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