Saint Francis Xavier

Francis Xavier, S.J., was a missionary who was a co-founder of the Society of Jesus. Born in Javier, Kingdom of Navarre, he was a companion of Saint Ignatius of Loyola and one of the first seven Jesuits who took vows of poverty and chastity at , , in 1534.

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