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FRANCIS XAVIER, ST. (1506-1552). Born in the family castle of Xavier, near Pamplona in the Basque area of Spanish Navarre on Apr. 7, he was sent to the University of Paris 1525, secured his licentiate in 1528, met Ignatius Loyola and became one of the seven who in 1534, at Montmartre founded the Society of Jesus. In 1536 he left Paris to join Ignatius in Venice, from whence they all in tended to go as missionaries to Palestine (a trip which ... Continue Reading

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  1. Lena Collins
    6 years ago

    He spoke to me in a vision.

  2. thenes
    6 years ago

    amazing article.

  3. allinson
    6 years ago

    Well I hail from goa and he is our patron saint and protects Goa and Goans against all. St Francis pray for us I was named in his honor and has the name of Francis.

  4. francis xavier
    6 years ago

    i'm named through this saint....


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