BEST SELLING SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI STATUE
A perfect gift those who love animals and are passionate about the environment, a Saint Francis
of Assisi statue will be much cherished.
A St. Francis statue reminds us of the humility and sanctity that we should all strive to attain.
We revere St. Francis for the simplicity in which he lived his life. He was wholly devoted to
Christ and tried to emulate His ways. We often find images of St. Francis surrounded by animals
as he was so connected to the earth and the animals. He was also a great preacher and founder
of several orders in the Catholic Church. Few saints are more revered than St. Francis of Assisi.
Saint Francis of Assisi was born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone. Aside from being the patron
saint of animals and being one of the most venerated religious figures in the Catholic Faith,
he was a Roman Catholic friar, deacon, and preacher.
Legend has it that St. Francis of Assisi preached to the birds and other creatures as well
as to humans. He is known today as the patron saint of animals and the environment. His image
is often placed in gardens in respect for his interest in all things natural.
Saint day is October 4th.