Decided young to be a priest, and at age 19 entered the Dominican novitiate. Noted preacher. Home missioner in western Spain. Popular confessor. Known for his spiritual gifts, including reports of the ability to levitate. Wrote several works, including a biography of Saint Dominic de Guzman.
Loving God, you endowed Blessed Francis with the sweetness of heavenly charity and made him a renowned preacher of your word. With the help of his prayers may we ever live in your love. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. – General Calendar of the Order of Preachers
- “Blessed Francisco Martín Fernández de Posadas“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 September 2008. Web. 25 May 2015. <>