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All about St Francis, our class saint

St Francis of Assisi

Feast Day: 4th October

  • St Francis was born in Assisi, Italy in 1181.

  • He was born into a very wealthy family but he decided to give up all of his worldly possessions to follow God.

  • He is known for being the Saint of all animals. 

  • St Francis died in 1226 and was canonized just 2 years later in 1228. 

  • Our current Pope took the name "Francis" after him.

  • The Feast Day of St Francis is on 4th October.