The Canticle of Brother Sun

Also known as The Canticle of the CreaturesBy St. Francis of Assisi Most High, all-powerful, good Lord,all praise is yours, all glory, all honor,and all blessing. To you, alone, Most High, do they belong.No mortal lips are worthy to pronounce your name. All praise be …

Simply pray like St. Francis

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Francis of Assisi (13th century) simply wanted to live as Jesus did—as a wandering preacher with as few material possessions as possible. Francis never set out to found an order, but amazingly, people began to emulate him. The “Order of Friars Minor,” which we now call …

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