Inside St. Frances of Rome Church 8 in Rome, Italy on March 9, 2016. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Rome, Italy, Mar 9, 2023 / 07:00 am (CNA).

St. Frances dreamed of becoming a nun, but in obedience to her parents’ wishes and the advice of her confessor, she agreed to marry. Her life of charity and service is a model for wives and mothers to this day.

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