St Frances of Rome

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St Frances of Rome was born in the city of Rome in 1384. She is well known as being one of the greatest mystics of the fifteenth century. Frances had a great love for charity work to the poor, and her zeal for souls. She died on the 9 March, 1440 and was canonized by Paul Paul V in 1608. She is the patron Saint of the Benedictine oblates.

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Fr. Anthony Casamento

Fr Anthony is a priest of the Congregation of St Michael the Archangel, and is currently the Director of Identity and Mission at the Australian Catholic University.