Francis of Sales


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Francis of Sales

Saint. 1567--1622, French ecclesiastic and theologian; bishop of Geneva (1602--22) and an opponent of Calvinism; author of Introduction to a Devout Life (1609) and founder of the Order of the Visitation (1610). Feast day: Jan. 24
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