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Tag Archives: Francis of Assisi

A Humble Mystery

I think Francis of Assisi grasped something of the mystery of God. Continue Reading A Humble Mystery

The Joy of Not Counting

The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better. Continue Reading The Joy of Not Counting

Making Peace in a Time of War

As you announce peace with your mouth, make sure that greater peace is in your hearts. Continue Reading Making Peace in a Time of War

The Spirit of Francis

Like Francis and Clare, we need to become earth-loving saints, committed to our planet and its peoples. Continue Reading The Spirit of Francis

A Ministry of Action and Contemplation

One of the foundational charisms of St. Francis of Assisi was the way he integrated contemplation and action. Continue Reading A Ministry of Action and Contemplation

Rebuilding from the Bottom Up

Let’s be honest: religion has probably never had such a bad name. Continue Reading Rebuilding from the Bottom Up

Stay with the Suffering

When we try to live in solidarity with the world’s pain, we will encounter various forms of “crucifixion.” Continue Reading Stay with the Suffering

Rediscovering the “Jesus Movement”

Instead of telling others they were doing it wrong, Francis of Assisi lovingly tried to do it better. Continue Reading Rediscovering the “Jesus Movement”

What Are We Waiting For?

We’re forever welcoming the Universal Christ that is forever being born in the human soul and into history. Continue Reading What Are We Waiting For?

Francis and the Animals: Weekly Summary

Francis and the Animals Saturday, October 9, 2021 Week Forty Summary and Practice Sunday, October 3—Friday, October 8, 2021 Sunday Each and every creature is a unique word of God, with its own message, its own metaphor, its own energetic style, its own way of showing forth goodness, beauty, and participation in the Great Mystery.… Continue Reading Francis and the Animals: Weekly Summary

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