October 2022

Dear Reader: Celebrating the Feast of St. Francis

Of all the issues our staff puts together in a year, I think October might be my favorite.
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Wolf basking in the sun

Sisters to Brother Wolf

The lives of three women with a shared desire to provide healing and protection to neglected animals intertwine at the Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary.
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San Damiano Cross

The Challenge of the San Damiano Cross

At San Damiano, the Crucified Christ challenged Saint Francis to “go rebuild My house.” That task meant Francis had to transform himself first. 
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Reel Time with Sister Rose

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews “Going Home Like a Shooting Star,” “Thirteen Lives,” and “Aftershock” in our October issue!
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Friars attend a baseball game in Cincinnati

Preachers in the Bleachers

Two Franciscans, inspired by St. Francis' style of preaching, visited all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums this past summer. They were as surprised by their encounters as were the thousands of sports fans they met along the way.
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Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass

Cry Freedom: Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass

American Experience on PBS offers documentaries on two American luminaries.
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