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Saint Francis de Sales - January 24

Saint Francis de Sales Also known as Francis of Sales Gentle Christ of Geneva the Gentleman Saint Franz von Sales Memorial 24 January formerly 29 January 28 December on some calendars including …More
Saint Francis de Sales
Also known as
Francis of Sales
Gentle Christ of Geneva
the Gentleman Saint
Franz von Sales
Memorial
24 January formerly 29 January 28 December on some calendars including in Lyon, France
Profile Born in the castle of Château de Thorens to a well-placed Savoyard family, the eldest of twelve children born to François de Boisy and Françoise de Sionnz. His parents intended that Francis become a lawyer, enter politics, and carry on the family line and power. He studied at La Roche and Annecy in France, taught by Jesuits. Attended the Collège de Clermont in Paris, France at age 12. In his early teens, Francis began to believe in pre-destination, and was so afraid that he was pre-emptorily condemned to Hell that he became ill and eventually was confined to bed. However, in January 1587 at the Church of Saint Stephen, he overcame the crisis, decided that whatever God had in store for him was for the best, and dedicated his life to God. Studied law and theology at the …More
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