Aug 25

Saint Luis IX of Francia

August 25th XIII century

Saint Luis IX, King of France, who, both in peacetime and during the war for defense of Christians, was distinguished by its active faith, his righteousness in Government, love of the poor and patience in adverse situations. He had eleven children in his marriage, who educated in a way that is unblessedble and pious, and spent his assets, forces and his own life in the worship of the cross, the Crown and the tomb of the Lord, until infected plague, died in the camp of Tunisia, on the coast of North Africa.