Thursday, July 1, 2010

X is for Xavier!

X is for Xavier, St. Francis, (Apr 7, 1506 - Dec 3, 1552), a Roman Catholic missionary born in Spain who was influential in spreading Catholicism mainly in Indian, Japan, and Borneo. He was canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church in 1622.

(To read more about Xavier, click HERE.)

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  1. I posted about Xavier as well but in reference to my high school.

  2. Wonderful saint, and I LOVE your new banner picture!!!

  3. Great post! I didn't know about Xavier.



  4. You learn something everey week in this meme! Thank you for introducing me to Xavier!

  5. Very interesting and what a great subject for the Letter X.

  6. Thank you for this interesting information about Saint Xavier.

  7. Brilliant! I was totally wondering what you would use this week!

    I wanted to tell you Carrie's picture in the sidebar is beautiful. What an intelligent and kind face. My prayers continue for you and your family.

    Thanks for always finding the perfect clip-art to link to Alphabe-Thursday!

    I should have know that "X" wouldn't slow you down one bit!


  8. A great saint! Thanks for sharing...and posting the link!

  9. A great piece of art! I love your new banner!

  10. Hope you will have a chance to drop in when you can, Coralie...(It was fun, wasn't it? You just have to love that Ms Jenny!)

    My X-Post
    ~Excursion of Xeranthemum~

    A Diva's Hammer Prose

    Incredible historical and spiritual role for St Xavier.The more knowledge we can gain the better individuals we can hope to become. Thank you for sharing this with us.

  11. Ah! Xavier...I also had a (much younger) classmate in college whose last name is Xavier...she hopes to make it big one day in the movies and plans to keep her maiden name.

    Blessings & Aloha!
    I hope you have some time to take a peek at my post :o)

  12. I love St. Francis Xavier - I have even been to the castle in which he was born. Thanks for linking to more info about him.
    eXcellent choice!