Bishop and Founder of the Visitation Order for Strong Souls in Weak Bodies (i.e. women). This resulted in twenty convents for the laity.
Known as ‘The Gentleman of God’, he was also the best-selling author of ‘Introduction to the Devout Life’, even though the Calvinists were very critical of his tolerance of dancing and jokes.
As well as being Patron Saint of Writers, he also looks after the deaf.
St. Francis de Sales Facts and Figures
Name: Francis de Sales
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Francis of Sales
Birth and Death Dates: 1567-1661
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 88
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