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Other Names:
Franziske av Rome, Francesca Bussa de Leoni, “La Ceccolella”
Country:
Italy
Date of Birth:
1384
Date of Death:
1440
Feast Day:
March 9

She served the poor and cared for the sick with her sister-in-law, Vannozza.

She founded the Oblates of Mary, and the first home in Rome for abandoned children.

from Wikipedia

Saint Frances of Rome, Obl.S.B., (Italian: Santa Francesca Romana) (1384 – March 9, 1440) is an Italian saint who was a wife, mother, mystic, organizer of charitable services and a Benedictine oblate who founded a religious community of vowed oblates.