St. Alexis Falconieri

St. Alexis Falconieri was born in the 13th century in Italy. Along with six companions, he joined the Confraternity of the Blessed Virgin in Florence in 1225. After a vision of Mary in 1233, they formed a group dedicated to prayer. After a second vision, St. Alexis and his companions founded the Servants of Mary. St. Alexis was canonized in 1888.

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.