ITEM #: 24061 St. Francis Ornament by Old World Christmas
From Old World Christmas. Born the son of a wealthy cloth merchant, St. Francis preferred a simple life based on the teachings of the Gospels. He preached purity, peace, and service to the poor, and founded the Franciscan order. Canonized after his death in 1226, Saint Francis is the patron saint of animals and the environment.Makes a great gift for animal lovers in the family.