Holy People of the Middle Ages Madison Vaeth

Leo IX was a pope who wanted to split between the Eastern and Western Christian churches.

Leo IX was declared an official saint by the church, his feast day was April 19.

Leo IX served as a pope from February 12, 1049, until he died on April 19, 1054.

St Dominic was a Spanish priest who lived from 1170 to 1221.

St Dominic was the founder of the Dominican Order of friars and nuns.

St Dominic also founded an order that focused on getting out among the people and showing God's love.

St Francis of Assisi Created an order where all members took a vow of poverty and worshiped God.

St Francis of Assisi is the Patron saint of animals and the environment.

St Francis of Assisi was captured and imprisoned for ransom after he battled Perugia.


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