Tuesday, December 3, 2019

St. Francis Xavier


St. Francis Xavier (1506 - 1552)
Jesuit Priest and Missionary • Patron Saint of Foreign Missions • Feast Day: December 3


What about the Crab?  

Legend tells of St. Francis Xavier losing his cross in the ocean and a crab returned it to him. He blessed the crab and to this day, such crabs have cross patterns on their shells.


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