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Was Saint Francis a Poet?

Aug 3, 2018
Was Saint Francis a Poet?

A little-known fact about Saint Francis of Assisi is that he is considered one of the first Italian poets by literary critics. His “Canticle of the Creatures” combined his love for God with his mastery of poetry.

Murray Bodo, OFM, talks about the poetic prowess of Francis of Assisi in this week's Franciscan Spirit Video.

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