St. Francis De Sales Ceramic Plaque
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(Franchesco, Francisco, Francois, Franz) [1567-1622] was a bishop, doctor of the church & founder of the Order of the Visitation with St. Jane Frances de Chantal. He was a prolific & persuasive writer. He spent many years trying to bring the Calvinists of the Savoy region of Switzerland & France back to the church. He was a great preacher. His best known work is the “Introduction to the Devout Life.” By his death, he had brought almost all of the people of Savoy back to the church. He is patron of writers, journalists, the Catholic press & of the hearing impaired. His feast is January 24.