• 24 Jan 18

Jan 24 - “St. Francis de Sales” © artwork by Br. Mickey McGrath, OSFS. Happy Feast Day St. Francis!

St. Francis of Sales, born in Châteaux de Sales, Savoy, France, on August 21, 1567, worked in law before becoming a Roman Catholic priest. He was a missionary in the Chablis region and co-founded the Visitation of Holy Mary order with Jane Frances de Chantal. He also wrote Introduction to a Devout Life and in the 20th century was declared a saint for writers. Francis died on December 28, 1622.

His feast day is Jan 24.