Frances of Rome, Saint
Frances of Rome, Saint
Wife and mother, Benedictine oblate, mystic, d. 1440

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  • Frances of Rome — (1384–1440)    Saint, Mystic and Order Founder.    Frances was born in Rome and, despite her desire for the religious life, was married at the age of thirteen to Lorenzo de’ Ponziani. In 1425 she founded the Oblates of Mary, who were later called …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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