Holy People of the Middle Ages Emily Zahner

Pope Leo IX

Leo IX was declared a saint by the same church that he served in.

Leo IX became a pope on February 12, 1094.

Leo IX father was Court Hugh of Egisheim.

St. Dominic

St Dominic came face to face with virulent Albigensian heresy at Languedoc.

St Dominic trained for the priesthood by a priest-uncle

St Dominic would have remained in his contemplative life if it wasn't for christanity

St Francis of Assisi abandoned life of luxury for Christianity

St Francis of Assisi was captured and used for a randsom

St Francis of Assisi heard the voice of Christ and rebuilt the church and live a life of poverty.

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