Franciscan Gallery – ST FRANCIS PRAISES THE CREATION

As a result of a life worshiping His Lord, Saint Francis ended up praising the Lord’s creation: our entire world. He specially loved every living creature, for them he wrote its “Canticle of the creatures”. This beautiful prayer is known by several names, it was written in Umbrian language, and it’s one of the most […]

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Franciscan Gallery – IF GOD CAN WORK THROUGH ME

After years of hostilities, Assisi managed to organize a small army, including chivalry from Spoletto. A young, brave and elegant Francesco Bernardone charged out of Assisi to battle against his neighbouring Italian town of Perugia. On November of 1202 they were ready to face Perugia’s army, but as they failed in the battle, Assisi was […]

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Franciscan Gallery – FRANCISCAN CUSTODY OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE IV

IV. Finding Christ, dead and risen, in the Holy Sepulchre The work of the Franciscans in the Holy Land and, especially, in the Holy Sepulchre, in addition to preserving the property and use of the Basilica, has been to celebrate Christian worship in the Sanctuaries, to give a biblical-archaeological foundation to the Holy Places through […]

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