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Clare and Francis: Assisi’s Most Dangerous Citizens

By Pat McCloskey, OFM July 26, 2019

In August 1212, if the small Umbrian city of Assisi’s post office had displayed “Wanted” posters, Chiara di Favarone di Offreduccio and Francesco..

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St. Anthony’s Franciscan Spirit

By John Feister May 24, 2018

There are three giants in the earliest years of FranciscanismSaints Francis, Clare, and Anthony. Francis and Clare, of course, were founders. In..

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Meet the Famous Franciscan Saints

By Robert Ellsberg September 25, 2017

Each of the Franciscan Saints is a living Gospel. They have all, in some partial way, embodied—literally incarnated—the challenge of faith in..

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