Saint Francis de Sales became a priest, to the dismay of his family who wanted him to carry on the family line and power. His calm and gentle way won over the family and many others. He created the Order of the Visitation with Saint Jeanne. St. Francis de Sales is the Patron Saint for Authors, Teachers & Deafness. Memorial: Jan 24. Heavenly Divine sells a large variety of quality patron saint jewelry and gifts for your spiritual and inspirational gift giving. Catholic religious patron saint medals and necklaces come in pewter, sterling silver, gold-fill, silver-filled, gold over sterling, 14kt gold and are available in various sizes. All medals are made in the USA or Italy by Bliss Manufacture, Creed Jewelry, HMH Religious, Jeweled Cross, McVan Inc., and Singer Company.