FRANCIS OF SALES


FRANCIS OF SALES
(1567-1622)
   French ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST and MYSTIC whose book Introduction to the Devout Life (1607) is a classic of Catholic SPIRITUALITY.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Francis of Sales — [sālz] Saint (1567 1622); Fr. bishop & writer: his day is Jan. 29 …   English World dictionary

  • Francis de Sales — This article is about the Roman Catholic saint. For churches named after him, see Saint Francis de Sales church. Infobox Saint name=Saint Francis de Sales birth date=1567 death date=death date|1622|12|28|df=y feast day=24 January 29 January… …   Wikipedia

  • FRANCIS de SALES — (1567 1622) Francis de Sales, a leader in the Catholic Reformation and Roman Catholic bishop of Geneva, declared a doctor of the church and a saint, was noteworthy for his devotional writings, his concern for women s education, and his cofound… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Francis of Sales — (1567–1622)    Saint, Bishop, Order Founder and Devotional Writer.    Francis was born in Savoy of an aristocratic family. He studied law at the Universities of Paris and Padua, but in 1593 he was ordained and he became Provost of Geneva. He… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Francis of Sales — Fran′cis of Sales′ [[t]seɪlz[/t]] fr. [[t]sal[/t]] n. big Saint, 1567–1622, French ecclesiastic and writer on theology: bishop of Geneva 1602–22 …   From formal English to slang

  • Francis of Sales — biographical name Saint 1567 1622 French R.C. bishop of Geneva …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Francis of Sales — /saylz/; Fr. /sannl/ Saint, 1567 1622, French ecclesiastic and writer on theology: bishop of Geneva 1602 22. * * * …   Universalium

  • Francis of Sales — /seɪlz/ (say saylz), /sal/ (say sahl) noun Saint, 1567–1622, French ecclesiastic and theologian; bishop of Geneva 1602–22 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Francis of Sales — /saylz/; Fr. /sannl/ Saint, 1567 1622, French ecclesiastic and writer on theology: bishop of Geneva 1602 22 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Francis de Sales Brunner —     Francis de Sales Brunner     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Francis de Sales Brunner     The founder of the Swiss American congregation of the Benedictines, b. 10 January, 1795, at Muemliswil, Switzerland; d. at the Convent of Schellenberg, Duchy… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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