Happy Feast Day
Saint Francis de Sales
Doctor of the Church
1567 – 1622
Feast Day: January 24 (New), January 29 (Trad)
Patronage: against deafness, authors, Catholic press, confessors, deaf people, educators, journalists, teachers, writers
Born to the nobility, St. Francis de Sales, who is known for his deep faith and patience, studied law and theology at the University of Padua, Italy, earning a doctorate in both fields. Bishop of Geneva in 1602. He is known also for his writings on the topic of spiritual direction and spiritual formation and authored many books, the most famous of which was Introduction to the Devout Life.
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