Our Patron Saint

St. Francis of Assisi was chosen to be the patron saint of our Holy Spirit Catholic School in 2022. St. Francis was born in Assisi, Italy in 1182. He gave up a life of wealth to live a life of poverty.

Did you know…?

  • He established the Fransican order
  • He is the patron saint of nature and animals and merchants
  • It is said that he received the stigmata two years before he died. This was the wounds of Christ from the cross including his hands, feet, and side.
  • Francis set up the first known Nativity scene to celebrate Christmas in 1223.
  • His feast day is October 4th
  • Video about St. Francis

“Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.

Where there is hatred, let me sow love.”

~St. Francis of Assisi~