August 25th: Feast of St. Louis of France

August 25th: Feast of St. Louis of France

Today is the Feast of St. Louis of France, patron saint of the Secular Franciscan Order.  St. Louis was a great saint of mercy who devoted his life to serving the poor in building hospitals for lepers and helping bring reforms to justice and the church.  King Louis left the earth after leaving these dying words with his son: "Be kindhearted …

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