Feast of St Francis of Assisi

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Feast of St Francis of Assisi
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Feast of St Francis of Assisi

The Feast of St. Francis of Assisi is observed annually on October 4th. This Christian celebration honors the life of St. Francis, who holds the designation of being the Catholic Church's patron saint of animals and the environment.

St. Francis, a Catholic friar, philosopher, mystic, and educator, was the founder of the Order of Friars Minor and the Order of Saint Clare. Additionally, he is recognized as the patron saint of Italy and, interestingly, campy lawn ornaments.