Holy People of the Middle Ages By molly bahr

Leo IX was the Catholic Church's 151st Pope

Leo IX - he transformed the Roman papacy into a worldwide power

Leo IX's military and papal actions triggered the final split between the Eastern and Western churches became know as the Great Schism of 1054

Leo IX on a stained glass window

St Francis of Assisi left a life of luxury and devoted himself to Christianity and live in poverty

St Francis of Assisi heard the voice of God which commanded him to rebuild the Christian Church

St Francis of Assisi received another vision from Christ were received the wounds of Jesus after the crucifixion

St Dominic went on a journey through France with his bishop, he came face to face with the then virulent Albigensian heresy at Languedoc

In 1215, St Dominic founded a religious house at Toulouse, the beginning of the Order of Dominicans

St Dominic's idea was to link organically a life with God, study, and prayer in all forms, with a ministry of salvation to people by the word of God

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Created with images by akk_rus - "St Antoine Catholic Church" • virtusincertus - "Mitre of Pope Leo X" • moedermens - "Saint Leo IX" • Randy OHC - "St. Francis of Assisi" • fourthandfifteen - "St Francis of Assisi" • inspirexpressmiami - "st francis st francis statue religious" • Randy OHC - "St. Francis of Assisi (full view)" • Jim, the Photographer - "St. Dominic" • Rennett Stowe - "St Dominic"

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