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Saints related to Patron-of-ecologists

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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.
  • St. Kateri
    The first Native American to be canonized, St. Kateri Tekakwitha was born in 1656, Baptized when she turned 20, Kateri lived a life of prayer with Indian converts in Canada. Referred to as "Lily of the Mohawks," she established ministries in North American Catholic churches.
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