St. Francis of Sales - A3 Poster (STP795)
A3 laminated (encapsulated) poster.
Printed on gloss coated paper then laminated (encapsulated) for durability.
Dimensions: A3 29.7 cms x 42 cms (11 3/4" x 16 1/2").
Details of the Saint's Feast day is printed at the top of the poster.
Francis of (de) Sales, Bishop (of Geneva) & Doctor of the Church. 1567 - 1622.
He wrote popular spiritual works including The Introduction to the Devout Life. Together
with St. Jane Frances de Chantal he founded the Order of the
Visitation. St. Francis has inspired other institutes and orders to be
formed including The Salesians (the Society of St. Francis de Sales)
founded by Saint Don Bosco in 1873.
In 1923 Pope Pius XI declared him to be the patron saint of writers and journalists. Feast Day 24th January.
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey.
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