St. Frances of Rome: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, March 09, 2021 (Tue, 09 Mar 2021)
Frances was born in the city of Rome in 1384 to a wealthy, noble family. From her mother she inherited a quiet manner and a pious devotion to God. From her father, however, she inherited a strong
will. She decided at eleven that she knew what God wanted for her -- she was going to be a nun. And that's where her will ran right up against her father's. He told Frances she was far too young to
know her mind -- but not too young to be married. He had already promised her in marriage to the son ...
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