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St. Francis: Before and After

While the life of St. Francis as we know it is a pastiche of a few facts and a lot of myths, everyone agrees that he went through a series of profound and wrenching experiences that lead to a radical change of his values and his way of life.   510 more words

Travel

Men's MS support group opens up


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Women make up the majority of patients affected by Multiple Sclerosis, two-thirds, so it’s not often you hear from the men with MS.  429 more words

News

Charges: Fmr. Special Needs Teacher Took Inappropriate Pictures Of Students

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 48-year-old Chaska man has been charged with allegedly taking inappropriate pictures and having inappropriate contact with students at the schools he worked at, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced. 286 more words

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Reflections on Strange Gods, Chapter 4: The Idol of Prosperity

What follows are the excerpts that stood out to me and my reflections on Elizabeth Scalia’s book Strange Gods: Unmasking the Idols in Every Day Life… 859 more words

Literature

Prayer of St. Francis.

 Prayer of St. Francis.

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;

where there is hatred, let me sow love;

where there is injury, pardon; … 79 more words

Spiritual Growth

The Story Behind the Peace Prayer of St. Francis

I recently found this interesting, yet al too short article at the Franciscan Archive and thought it might be nice to share it with you. The Peace Prayer Of St Francis is one of my favourite invocations. 319 more words

History

Temptation to Color

Source Images

Saint Francis in Meditation, by Francisco de Zurbarán
Voi che all’urto de venti fierissimi, screen capture from performance of Pietro Torri’s composition: Link

Art