Canticle of the Creatures

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Related and Connected

When I take the time to remember where I am, who is with me, and what is around me, I come to my senses.
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Thank God for Dirt

After spending all day gardening with my kids, I realized something: Dirt is delightful.
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St. Francis of Assisi and His Canticle of the Sun

We could simply say that Francis’ prayer life was, “My God and my all!” and stop at that. Everything that can be stated about prayer in the life of Saint Francis of Assisi is expressed in those four little words.
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Saint Francis of Assisi

Notes from a Friar: The Humble Heart of Francis

Francis helped resurrect the Christ of the Gospels who showed Francis the way that alone would renew the earth and all life that dwells upon it.
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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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My Own Canticle of the Creatures

Pandemic isolation forced this photographer to capture the intricate and beautiful world around her.
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