Saint John Francis Regis, SJ
Home Missioner



French cancel for Saint John Francis Regis, SJ
FRANCE, 1990, cancel for a special commemorative card

Postmark for Upper Saint Regis New York Postmark for Saint Regis Falls, NY
UNITED STATES, postmarks for Upper Saint Regis (a DPO or Discontinued Post Office) and Saint Regis Falls, New York

St. John Francis Regis, SJ (1597-1640) was a home missionary in the mountain country of southern France. St. John had the task of rekindling the faith in those regions devastated by the Catholic-Calvinist conflicts. He died of pneumonia as a result of his ministrations to the people. More - More