Patron saint of animals and the environment
Founder of the 'Poor Clare's'
City where Francis was born
Country St. Francis was born in
Common outdoor statue of St. Francis
Wounds of Christ
Celebration of St. Francis every year
Father of Saint Francis
Mother of Saint Francis
Month of the Feast of Saint Francis
Religious order founded by Saint Francis
Where Saint Francis is buried
Where was Francis captive for more than a year?
One of the three vows taken by Franciscans related to giving up what you have
One of the vows taken by Franciscans related to remaining pure
One of the vows taken by Franciscans related to following orders
Muslim ruler who Francis was not afraid to work for peace with
The ___ of St. Francis starts with...Lord make me an instrument of your peace
Saint Francis is the patron saint of ____
St. Francis is also the patron saint of the ______
Francis gave his ____ away after finding God
Francis dedicated his life to helping feed and care for the ____
God called Francis to fight in the _____
God told Francis to repair His _____
Saint Francis original name
St. Clare looked to St. Francis as a _____ which helped her learn
Biographer of St. Francis
Francis had a strained relationship with his _____
____ led Francis to a deeper understanding of himself and the world around him
St. Francis had no _____ of his own
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