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Title: St. Francis Xavier: His Life story


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St. Francis XavierHis Life story
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St. Francis Xavier was born On April 7, 1506 in
Xavier, Kingdom of Navarre. Franciss Father
died when He was only 5 years old on 1515
because of war. But his Mother saw to it that he
Received the best education.
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He studied first in his Country and later on
went to The University of Paris to Study which
was then the Most famous university in The
world. He met St. Ignatius of Loyola while
they Were both students in the University of
Paris.
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Francis was an outstanding Student. He was very
smart And had many ambitions. Being a handsome
and Intelligent young man, and Someone who was
very Active in sports, he was very Popular.
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But when Francis met Ignatius of Loyola, and
Became his best friend, his Life completely
changed. Francis was inspired by Ignatius great
love for Christ.
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So he decided to join Ignatius In his work of
serving and Teaching the people of God. Together
with Ignatius and 5 others, in founding
the Society of Jesus.
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On August 15 1534, in a small Chapel in
Montmarte, they Made a vow of poverty, Chastity
and obedience. Francis was then sent on
Countless missions in the Most remote places to
preach About the kingdom of God.
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  • Francis has been sent to
  • Places like
  • India
  • Portugal
  • Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Indonesia
  • Japan

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He dreamt of going to China To preach but his
dream Never came true. He died at Dec. 3 1552 in
Sancian Island while waiting for the boat that
Promised to smuggle him to Mainland China.

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He died while laying On his bed, looking at the
Cross and saying Christ The cause of his death
was High fever.
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  • Facts about St. Francis
  • Xavier
  • He was born, April 7 1506
  • He died at Decenber 3 1552
  • His feast day is Dec. 3
  • He is our schools Patron
  • saint

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