Saint Alexis Falconieri – Saint of the Day – February 17

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Saint Alexis Falconieri Biography

Saint Alexis Falconieri Profile. Born: 13 Century in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: 17 February 1310 in Monte Sennario, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on February 17.

The Memorial of Saint Alexis Falconieri – Saint of the Day

Saint Alexis Falconieri Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 13 Century
Country of Birth Italy in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death 17 February 1310
Place of Death Monte Sennario, Italy
Feast Day February 17
Beatification Beatified by Pope Clement XI on 1 December 1717
Canonization Canonized by Pope Leo XIII on 15 January 1887
Patron Saint of Orvieto, Italy

Biography

Saint Alexis Falconieri was one of the seven founders of the Servants of Mary and an uncle to Saint Juliana Falconieri. He was the son of Bernard Falconieri. Alexis later joined the praisers ofMary a group of the Blessed Virgin in Florence, Italy in the period of 1225 AD.

He received a vision of Mary on August 15, 1233. The other members of the Praisers of Mary were ordained but Alexis felt unworthy and chose to remain a lay brother.

He worked hard to provide the material and financial requirements of the congregation where he could also beg on the streets when he had no other sources of revenue. He assisted in the building of the Servite church in Cafaggio.

St. Alexis Falconieri
St. Alexis Falconieri


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