Saint Francis of Assisi lived and breathed a spirit of praise. He was a grateful man who carried that positive attitude to his prayer, especially to his Canticle. By Patti Normile
The feasts of many Roman Catholic saints are celebrated during Advent. Here are the biographies and feast days of some well-known Advent saints. By Jack Wintz, OFM
Saint Francis famously recreated the manger scene in anticipation for Christmas.
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Each Gospel narrative should be allowed to contribute its own wealth to what we know and believe about the risen Christ. Father Raymond E. Brown
Christmas is not a sentimental waiting for a baby to be born, but much more an asking for history to be born. By Richard Rohr, OFM
Just as Francis sees Jesus on the cross handing himself over to the whole human family with a total, perfect love, so Francis asks that he may be given the same kind of “perfect charity.”
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The more Saint Francis grew in wisdom and in his understanding that God’s love goes out to all creatures, the more he began to see that all creatures make up one family.