Feast Day: October 4. St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181. He is the patron of Animals, Merchants & Ecology. His search for conversion led him to the ancient church at San Damiano. While he was praying there, he heard Christ on the crucifix speak to him, "Francis, repair my church." Francis took the Gospel literally by following all Jesus said and did. He believed that all creations of God were equal. Francis is often depicted with birds and animals. This is our BRAND NEW website! We will be adding new products daily, so please be sure to check back with us regularly. Please click on our full Wholesale Catalog for more products to choose from. If you don't see what you are looking for please contact us TOLL FREE 800-228-9785 or firstname.lastname@example.org.