At a time when Florence was undergoing bloody stress and strife, he and six friends withdrew to the wilderness of Mont Senario to share a contemplative life as ‘Servers of Mary’, hence Servites.
Although he refused ordination he lived to see the order receive official approval.
Article last updated on 12 February 2009
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "ALEXIS-FALCONIERI: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 12 Feb. 2009. Web. 25 July 2014.