Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. FRANCIS DE SALES

Christian Saint

Also known as Francis of Sales

Patron Saint of Authors, Writers, Journalists and the Press

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

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
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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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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