Francis de Sales, Saint
Francis de Sales, Saint
Biographical article on the Bishop of Geneva, and Doctor of the Church, who died in 1622

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  • Francis de Sales, Saint — born Aug. 21, 1567, Thorens Glières, Savoy died Dec. 28, 1622, Lyon; canonized 1665; feast day January 24 Roman Catholic bishop of Geneva and Doctor of the Church. He studied in Paris and at Padua and was ordained in 1593. He was consecrated… …   Universalium

  • Francis of Sales, Saint — ▪ French bishop also called  Francis De Sales,  French  Saint François De Sales  born Aug. 21, 1567, Thorens Glières, Savoy died Dec. 28, 1622, Lyon; canonized 1665; feast day January 24  Roman Catholic bishop of Geneva and doctor of the church,… …   Universalium

  • Francis de Sales — This article is about the Roman Catholic saint. For churches named after him, see Saint Francis de Sales church. Infobox Saint name=Saint Francis de Sales birth date=1567 death date=death date|1622|12|28|df=y feast day=24 January 29 January… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Francis De Sales Catholic Church — Infobox nrhp | name =St. Francis De Sales Church Historic District nrhp type = caption = location= Cincinnati, OH lat degrees = 39 | lat minutes = 7 | lat seconds = 47.96 | lat direction = N long degrees = 84 | long minutes = 28 | long seconds =… …   Wikipedia

  • FRANCIS de SALES — (1567 1622) Francis de Sales, a leader in the Catholic Reformation and Roman Catholic bishop of Geneva, declared a doctor of the church and a saint, was noteworthy for his devotional writings, his concern for women s education, and his cofound… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • St. Francis de Sales' Church — Saint Francis de Sales church can be one of the following:;Canada *St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada) *St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church of Ajax, Ontario;England *St. Francis de Sales Roman… …   Wikipedia

  • Oblates of St. Francis de Sales — The Oblates of St. Francis de Sales (Latin: Oblati Sancti Francisci Salesii, O.S.F.S.) are a congregation of Roman Catholic priests and brothers who base their spirituality on the teachings of St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal. (The… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Francis de Sales —     St. Francis de Sales     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Francis de Sales     Bishop of Geneva, Doctor of the Universal Church; born at Thorens, in the Duchy of Savoy, 21 August, 1567; died at Lyons, 28 December, 1622. His father, François de… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales —     Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales     A congregation of priests founded originally by Saint Francis de Sales at the request of Saint Jane de Chantal. The establishment at Thonon… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (Philadelphia) — St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church, founded in 1890, is a Catholic church in University City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Its cornerstone laid in 1907, cite news | first= Frances |… …   Wikipedia

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