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Frankie G.

  1. 1. St. Francis of Assisi <ul><li>Patron Saint of Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Feast Day- October 4 th </li></ul>
  2. 2. Early Years <ul><li>Born in Assisi, Italy in 1181 </li></ul><ul><li>1 of 7 children </li></ul><ul><li>His father is Pietro di Bernadon </li></ul><ul><li>His father is a wealthy cloth merchant </li></ul><ul><li>His mother is Pica Bourlemant </li></ul>
  3. 3. Early Years <ul><li>Francis wanted to be a man of the church. </li></ul><ul><li>When his father found out he was furious. </li></ul><ul><li>Francis didn’t know what to do because his father didn’t want him to be a man of the church </li></ul>
  4. 4. Life in the Military <ul><li>He joined a military expedition in 1201 to fight against Perugia. </li></ul><ul><li>He was taken prisoner in Collestrada and was held captive for many years. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Illness <ul><li>Francis came across a illness that led to spiritual crisis. </li></ul><ul><li>This illness led him to have visions </li></ul><ul><li>The visions told him to go to places . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Franciscan Friars <ul><li>Pope Innocent III agreed to meet Francis and all of his followers </li></ul><ul><li>After they talked to the Pope, the were able to go back to their admittance. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Prayer of St. Francis <ul><li>It is attributed to the 13 th century. </li></ul><ul><li>It was first written in French. </li></ul><ul><li>It is written in Many different languages. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Stigmata <ul><li>1226- St. Francis received the stigmata in the Spring of 1226 on Mt. Alverna. </li></ul><ul><li>Shortly After that St. Francis died . </li></ul>
  9. 9. How He died <ul><li>St. Francis died in the Spring of 1226. </li></ul><ul><li>He died on Mt. Alverna shortly after he received the Stigmata. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The End <ul><li>This is the end of my Saints Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>I hope you learned a lot of information about St. Francis. </li></ul><ul><li>I hope you liked it. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Websites I used <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Francis_of_Assis </li></ul><ul><li>St. Francis of Assisi - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online </li></ul>

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