The most popular and most loved saint of the Roman Catholic is St. Francis of Assisi, he is the patron saint of ecology and animals.
St. Francis of Assisi was an Italian preacher, friar, and deacon who founded the Third Order of Saint Francis, the Custody of the Holy Land, the Order of Friars Minor for men, and the Order of Saint Clare for women. Among the religious figures, the figure of St. Francis of Assisi is the most honored.
He was even remembered as alter Christus, which means another Christ, he was devoted to imitate the life and ways of the work of Christ. His character and his kinship for the Eucharist and for the priests that carries out the sacrament is greater than we can imagine.
St. Francis of Assisi greatly believes that the nature reflects God, thus he called and treated all creatures as his sisters and brothers. More so, he even preached to the birds. One of his beliefs include that all creatures should praise Christ, and it is the people’s responsibility and obligation to protect the nature and enjoy it.
As Saint Francis of Assisi is the patron of merchants, ecology, and animals. He is also considered to be the patron Saint of animal welfare societies; of birds; against fire, patron Saint of the places Denver of Colorado; Assisi of Italy; Freising of Germany; Italy; Kottapuram of India; Lancaster of England; Massa of Italy; Metuchen of New Jersey; Nambe Indian Pueblo; San Francisco of California; Santa Fe of Mexico; San Pawl il-Bahar of Malta; and Sorbo-Italy.
Most statues of St. Francis of Assisi includes birds, this is because St. Francis preach birds and encourage the birds to praise God for the beauty He has given. There are stories from legends that when he spoke with the birds, they will keep silent as if they are listening to him, and only leaves when they were dismissed by St. Francis of Assisi.
There is also a representation of St. Francis of Assisi with a wolf. It was when an incident happen in the village where he lived, a wolf attacked a children. As the wolf attacks the children, he asked the villagers not to kill the wolf, but instead he talked to it. After he met and spoke the wolf, it left the children unharmed and took it as a pet in the village.
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