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Saints related to Patron-of-animals

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    Appearance
  • St. Anthony of Padua
    Wanting to join the Franciscan martyrs, St. Anthony left his native Portugal and set sail for Morocco, but his ship providentially wrecked off the coast of Italy. There St. Francis himself appointed St. Anthony to go preach. His preaching made him famous and he is still known for the astounding miracles her performed and the great conversions he brought about.
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  • St. Blaise
    St. Blaise is believe to have lived in the fourth century. He was raised a Christian in Armenia and became bishop of Sebastea. During a persecution of the Church, the saint took refuge in a cave, but soon local hunters recognized him and brought him before the governor, where he was martyred.
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  • St. Francis of Assisi
    St. Francis was born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone in 1181 to a wealthy cloth merchant. He was headed to war when he received a vision from God, so he devoted his life to preaching about God while living in poverty.
    Appearance: In artwork, St. Francis is usually pictured wearing the brown robes, often with patches, symbolizing his life of poverty. Many times he is accompanied by animals, particularly birds and a wolf, recalling events in his life.