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Saint Frances of Rome

God's will is mine.

    Facts about St. Frances of Rome

  • Frances was a 15th century Italian wife, mother, and mystic.
  • She wished to live a life of prayer and service to the poor. She made a section of her house a hospital for the poor.
  • Frances founded a religious community of oblates. Today, she is honored as the Patroness of Benedictine Oblates.