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SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI
Ángel Morenilla Pérez and Pablo Zamora Sánchez
2º A ESO, March 2014
Index
 Biography
 Early life
 Adult life
 Prayer
 Questions
 Bibliography
Biography
 Saint Francis of Assisi was born in
Assisi, Italy, in 1181.
 His real name was Giovanni di
Bernardone.
 His ...
Early Life  When he was a child, he learned to
speak and write latin.
 He lived carelessly because he only
thought in ha...
Adult Life
• He rebuilt many chapels and spread
the word of God.
• He lived poorly and preached with
some disciples in lot...
Prayer
Questions
 Which of Francis’s tasks do you find more appealing?
 What fact or behavior impacted you the most?
 What hav...
Bibliography
 http://es.wikipedia.org/?title=Francisco_de_As%C3%ADs
 http://www.biografiasyvidas.com/biografia/f/francis...
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Saint Francis of Assisi: Biography

  1. 1. SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI Ángel Morenilla Pérez and Pablo Zamora Sánchez 2º A ESO, March 2014
  2. 2. Index  Biography  Early life  Adult life  Prayer  Questions  Bibliography
  3. 3. Biography  Saint Francis of Assisi was born in Assisi, Italy, in 1181.  His real name was Giovanni di Bernardone.  His father, Pietro, was an important businessman and his mother was called Pica. He also had a brother.  He is a spiritual icon and one of the most important figures in christianity.  He died on the 3rd of October in 1226 at the age of 44 years old.
  4. 4. Early Life  When he was a child, he learned to speak and write latin.  He lived carelessly because he only thought in having parties with his friends.  He enlisted the army in 1198 and in November 1202 he was taken prisioner for a year. At the prision he started to read the Bible.  Saint Francis was planning to marry a rich beatiful woman but in the end he didn’t do it. He devoted himself to God.  Then he felt the call of Christ and Francis started looking after lepers.  Jesus commanded him to repair the Church of Saint Damian.
  5. 5. Adult Life • He rebuilt many chapels and spread the word of God. • He lived poorly and preached with some disciples in lots of places for many years. • He loved the nature. He said that the nature is like a mother and all the animals , plants, elements and stars were all our brothers and sisters. • He established the Franciscans Order in 1209. • Giovanni died in 1226 in the church of Porciuncula.
  6. 6. Prayer
  7. 7. Questions  Which of Francis’s tasks do you find more appealing?  What fact or behavior impacted you the most?  What have you learnt in your personal life of the analyzed character?
  8. 8. Bibliography  http://es.wikipedia.org/?title=Francisco_de_As%C3%ADs  http://www.biografiasyvidas.com/biografia/f/francisco_asis.htm  http://www.franciscanos.org/sfa/herranz.htm

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