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Quick Facts

Famous As: Missionary

Born On: April 7, 1506

Died On: December 3, 1552

Born In: Javier

Founder / Co Founder: Society of Jesus

Died At Age: 46

Francis Xavier was an illustrious Basque Roman Catholic Missionary who also co-founded the ‘Society of Jesus’. In 1534 he became one of the first seven Jesuits to take pledge of chastity and poverty in Paris. He received his early education from a parish priest and his mother. He then later pursued his studies from ‘University of Paris’. In 1537, he achieved his priesthood. He also became the first foreign missionary to visit India on the order of the Pope. He reached India and after landing in Goa he started learning the local language. He then began with his teaching, preaching and attending sick children. We have created a corpus of inspiring, motivating and enlightening quotes and sayings by Francis Xavier which have been extracted from his preaching, teaching, thoughts, work and life. Let us browse through the quotations and thoughts by Francis Xavier on powerful, space, suffering, world, generations, confused, prayer, giving, passion, faith, childhood, impression etc which are till date quoted by people from all walks of life.

Many, many people hereabouts are not becoming Christians for one reason only: there is nobody to make them Christians.

Francis Xavier

I want to be where there are out and out pagans.

Francis Xavier

Tell the students to give up their small ambitions and come eastward to preach the gospel of Christ.

Francis Xavier