Francis Xavier

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Saunt Francis Xavier, SJ
Franciscus de Xabier.jpg
A pentin o St. Francis Xavier, held in the Kobe Ceety Museum.
Apostle tae the Far East
Born 7 Apryle 1506(1506-04-07)
Javier, Kinrick o Navarre (present Spain)
Dee'd 3 December 1552(1552-12-03) (aged 46)
Portuguese Base at São João Island (nou Cheenae)
Veneratit in Catholic Kirk, Lutheran Kirk, Anglican Communion
Beatified 25 October 1619 by Pape Paul V
Canonised 12 Mairch 1622 by Pape Gregory XV
Feast 3 December
Attributes crucifix; preacher carryin a flamin hert; bell; globe; vessel; young beardit Jesuit in the company o Saunt Ignatius Loyola; young beardit Jesuit wi a torch, flame, cross an lily
Patronage African missions; Agartala, Indie; Ahmedabad, Indie; Alexandria, Louisiana; Apostleship o Prayer; Australie; Bombay, Indie; Borneo; Cape Town, Sooth Africae; Cheenae; Dinajpur, Bangladesh; East Indies; Faithers o the Precious Bluid; foreign missions; Freising, Germany; Goa, Indie; Green Bay, Wisconsin; Indie; Indianapolis, Indiana; Sophia Varsity, Tokyo, Japan; Joiliet, Illinois; Kabankalan, Philippines; Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines; Alegria, Cebu, Philippines; diocese o Malindi, Kenyae; missionaries; Missioners o the Precious Bluid; Navarre, Spain; navigators; New Zealand; pairish missions; plague epidemics; Propagation o the Faith; Zagreb, Croatie; Indonesie; Malacca; Malaysie, Mongolie

Saunt Francis Xavier, SJ, born Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta (7 Aprile 1506 – 3 December 1552), wis a Navarrese Basque Roman Catholic missionary, born in Xavier, Kinrick o Navarre (nou pairt o Spain), an a co-foonder o the Society o Jesus.