What a joyous event for the OFSGB. The National Elective Chapter has concluded with a new council. Our heartily thanks to Dina Shabalina, the International Councillor who presided at the Election.
We have new National Council Members for the next three years. Congratulations to All. From Left to Right Fr Donal Walsh Spiritual Assistant Fr John Cavanagh Spiritual Assistant Thelma Rogers Communication Officer Dianne Fisher Secretary Maureen Coulson Treasurer Liam Redmond Vice Minister Kathy Maskens Minister John Power Formation Bridgid Rawlinson Families & Youth Veronica Hughes […]
The angelic consolation of Saint Francis became a popular subject in the second half of the sixteenth century as a result of the church´s renewed appreciation of his mystical experiences, almost to the exclusion of the more picturesque episodes of the saint´s life that had characterised traditional iconography; for example, his encounter with the […]
The scenes from the life of St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) are comparable to the frescoes depicting the same subject in the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi that are also attributed to Giotto. For the central portion of the painting, Giotto chose not to depict a full-length, hieratic figure, as one generally sees […]