A short, popular biography of the famous French Saint known as "The Father of his Country" for his remarkable charities. In early life he was captured and enslaved by the Moslems in Africa, but he escaped, returned home and did great work for God. He was canonized in just 77 years. Here is a popular biography for young and old of one of the most famous Saints of the Church and a model of charity for all. Written by F. A. Forbes.