Updated: 2/26/2021

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  • Francis (originally called John) was born in 1181/1182. In Assisi, Italy. His father was a cloth merchant.
  • Francis was a party boy, his father believed it would raise them into nobility, and therefore pay for parties
  • Francis changed his attitude towards lepers...
  • Francis spent years begging for money in order to buy stones to rebuild the church of San Damiano and a smaller church, St Marys Of The Angels.
  • 1219, Francis travelled to Egypt to convert the Saracen Sultan, he stayed for over a month and came back to Italy with appreciation of 5 prayers a day..
  • Francis gave himself stigmata to alike himself to Christ. He was able to write his canticle of the creatures. Francis died on Oct. 3 1226.