St Frances of Rome


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.