St. Francis of Assisi – 4th October

St. Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life devoted to Christianity after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him to rebuild the Christian church and live in poverty. He is the patron saint for ecologists. Synopsis Born in Italy circa 1181, St. Francis of Assisi was renowned for drinking [...]

Fix Your Gaze on Jesus

Let us never tire of seeking the Lord—of letting ourselves be sought by him—of tending over our relationship with him in silence and prayerful listening. Let us keep our gaze fixed on him, the center of time and history; let us make room for his presence within us. -from The Spirit of Saint Francis