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Feast of Francis

On a recent visit to Assisi, the birthplace of Francis whose feast we celebrate today, I recorded this three-minute clip as encouragement for all of us who often find it difficult to pray. I offer it again for today’s feast…(Read More)

a week of feasting

This week is filled with significant feasts: Jerome 340-420AD (Tuesday Sept. 30), Therese of the Child Jesus 1873-1897 (Wednesday 1 Oct), the Guardian Angels (Thursday 2nd) and Francis of Assisi 1181-1226 (Saturday 4th).  Whenever we celebrate a saints feast day we give thanks for the light they provide for our darkness and…(Read More)