Saint Francis Coloring page where he is preaching to the birds about being thankful to God.
Feast Day: October 4th
Patron Saint of: Merchants, Animals, & Ecology.
Some Possible discussion topics while coloring this Saint Francis of Assisi Italy coloring sheet with your child.
- St. Francis grew up in a very wealthy home and desired to became a knight and was captured for ransom in a battle.
- One day St. Francis saw a leper being mistreated and he ran over and kissed his hand and he was filled with joy.
- One day at church, Jesus said to repair His church to St. Francis.
- St. Francis renounced all of his wealth and lived a life in community with others that came to follow his example.
- Francis when to Syria to convert the Moslems and as a result of his preaching, the sultain said “I would convert to your religion which is a beautiful one — but both of us would be murdered.”