|Born||21 August 1567|
Château de Sales
Duchy of Savoy
|Died||28 December 1622 (aged 55)|
|Beatified||8 January 1661, Rome by Pope Alexander VII|
|Canonized||8 April 1665, Rome by Pope Alexander VII|
|Feast||January 29 (local communities and among Traditional Roman Catholics)|
|Attributes||Heart of Jesus, Crown of Thorns|
|Patronage||Baker, Oregon; Cincinnati, Ohio; Catholic press; Columbus, Ohio; confessors; deaf people; educators; Upington, South Africa;Wilmington, Delaware; writers;journalists|
* You can find lots of links, coloring pages, and other information about St. Francis de Sales, at these posts. from past years. Happy Feast of St. Francis!
** Oh, and the graphic with the bio information on St. Francis, I adapted from Wikipedias (in the interest of full disclosure... ;0).