How to use St. Francis in a sentence
When he visited the grave of St. Francis in October, he angered some Israelis with his references to the Holy Land.
“Always preach the Gospel,” St. Francis of Assisi, from whom the new pope adopted his name, had once said.Pope Francis Has Done Penance for His Lapse of Courage in Argentina | Michael Daly | March 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Paul was in a brown habit just like the one worn by the figure of St. Francis in the huge mosaic on the front of the church.
This name carries a legacy of reconciliation (St. Francis was famous for his outreach to the Muslim world), and of self-sacrifice.
Francis, we are told, could be a reference to St. Francis of Assisi, who, like Bergoglio, was known for his humility.Can We Call Him Frank? New Pope Picks New Name, Francis | Andrew Romano | March 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The author of the life of St. Francis Xavier, asserts, that "by one sermon he converted ten thousand persons in a desert island."The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
The hospital is in charge of a steward appointed by the governor, and is administered by the Order of St. Francis.
The steward who has charge of it is appointed by the governor, and religious of the Order of St. Francis conduct it.
And as he was going softly, deeming himself unseen, St. Francis was aware of him by the rustling of the leaves under his feet.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton
Seeing this, St. Francis was sore adread, and was filled at once with joy and grief and marvel.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton