August 19th: Feast of St. Louis of Toulouse

August 19th: Feast of St. Louis of Toulouse

The Franciscan family honors the memory of St. Louis of Toulouse (1274-1297). ¬†Although not well-known today, Louis was somewhat of a phenomenon in his own time, a prince who renounced a throne to become a Franciscan. ¬†Louis was the son of Charles II, King of Naples and a great-nephew of both St Louis of France and St. Elizabeth of Hungary. …

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