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Follower of Saint Francis: Father Christian Reuter, OFM

Image: Prison museum in Ankara, Turkey. As Catholics, we are challenged by our faith to look into the faces of the marginalized, and to see the light of God shining back at us. Our culture, though, seems to revel in blame and punishment. Father Christian Reuter, OFM, knows well the cycle of violence, and, over the last 13 years, has promoted an alternative approach through his work in prison ministry.
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Beginning Again with Saint Francis of Assisi

“Let us begin to do good, for as yet we have done little.” Saint Francis of Assisi Francis spoke these words at a time when most people already considered him a saint. In his mind, there was no plateau in life where he could feel he had “made it” and could coast into heaven from then on.
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