Antonio Margil de Jesus was born in Valencia, Spain, on August 18, 1657. As a young boy, Margil expressed his desire to become a Franciscan. On April 22, 1673, he received the order's habit at La Corona de Cristo in Valencia. Then at the age of…

George Louis Crocket was born on June 3, 1861, in San Augustine, Texas, to George L. and Louisa Alexander (Sharp) Crocket. Crocket attended the University of the South and the Theological Seminary, Sewanee, Tennessee, and in 1866, he received a…