Saint Francis of Paola

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Saint Francis of Paola

St. Francis was born to poor parents in the tiny village of Paola, Italy. When he was fifteen, he went on a pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi. He then went to live in a cave as a hermit and spent his life for God alone. Before he was was twenty years old he began to attract followers. Later with permission from the Church, he started a new religious order, setting rules for them to follow. His new order was called "Franciscan Order of Minim Friars". Runtime : 4:05 mins