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10 octobre 2006

St Francis Borgia, S.J.


Today is the Feast of San Francisco Borja, S.J., formerly Duke of Gandia.

St. Francis Borgia, confessor, priest of the Society of Jesus, whose birthday is mentioned on the 30th of September.
From the Roman Martyrology

St Francis Borgia, Confessor: St Francis Borgia, one of the most honored nobles of Spain, cut himself off from the chance of dignity or preferment, and entered the Society of Jesus, of which he later became the General. Conspicuous for the holiness of his life, he ended his days in Rome, October 10, 1572.
From Father Lasance's New Roman Missal

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St Francis Borgia and all ye Jesuit Martyrs, pray for the Church you defended and spread!

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