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St. Francis of Paola

April 2, 2018

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A hermit who founded the “Minims,” Francis wanted his followers to be “minimi,” or the least among the household of God, by practicing year-round Lenten fast. Later in life, Francis was called by the pope to serve royalty. In this role, he helped broker peace between France and Brittany, and France and Spain. From hermit to royal advisor, Francis lead quite the interesting life.


April 2, 2018
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