Saint Alexis Falconieri Biography
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|
|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|
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.