Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor vexation. Where there is poverty and joy, there is neither greed nor avarice. Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.
- St. Francis of Assisi
Author: St. Francis of Assisi Born as: Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone Other Names: b. December 1182
d. December 1226 Occupation: Catholic deacon and the founder of the Order of Friars Minor, more commonly known as the Franciscans. Works: Family Ties: Mother Pica
Father Pietro di Bernardone, seven children Landmarks: Notes: One of the two patrons of Italy - with Catherine of Siena- Feast Day 4th October - hold ceremonies are held to honor the blessing of animals. Source: Unknown Submitted By: Jan Tsoulos