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Saturday Prayer from St. Francis

This Saturday’s prayer from St. Francis comes from Jon Sweeney’s biography: The Road to Assissi:

“Great and glorious God, and you, Lord Jesus,

I pray you, shed abroad your light in the darkness of my mind. 20 more words

How To Pray

From The Letter To Diognetus -Liturgy Of The Hours: Fifth Week In Easter, Wednesday

Christians are indistinguishable from other men either by nationality, language or customs. They do not inhabit separate cities of their own, or speak a strange dialect, or follow some outlandish way of life. 651 more words

St. Francis of Assisi

In our class, God in the World, we are talking about the ways in which we see God in the world. Always our question returns to “Where is God in all of this?” As a result, we also look at the spiritual disciplines and people who best lived those disciplines in the past or represent the life of a loving God in today’s society. 434 more words


The Jonah Complex: A Force to be Reckoned 

What is a vocation? It is the place God calls us donate ourselves toward something larger than ourselves. In the words of St. John Paul the Great, it is “total self gift.” How do we find the place where we give the most and receive the most in return? 814 more words


Wandering Assissi Photography

I did one whole post of Windows of Assissi previously because I had so very many cool windows I had photographed in the town.  But Assissi was not at all limited to the windows, so here’s a look at other sites. 637 more words


Rest Stop (Friday) ... Earth Day

Today is the annual celebration of Earth Day! It is a day for us to recall the natural gifts we have been given which nourish and sustain us. 294 more words