Francis of Assisi

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Introduction


Below you will find links to the story of Francis, some famous quotes and links to further reading.

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 Telling the story
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 Famous words

Read the story of St Francis of Assisi, from his early life in the army through to his conversion and founding of the Franciscans.

“Make me an instrument of your peace…” Read the words of famous words of St Francis, including extracts from his sermons and prayers.

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 Links and books
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 Following today

Interested in knowing more about the life and times of St Francis? Follow links to relevant websites and books, with direct online ordering.

What does it mean to follow the way of St Francis today? Brother Ramon, who lived as a Franciscan, gives a glimpse of his life.

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Francis of Assisi is one of the best-loved of all Christian saints, who renounced possessions in his quest to be a follower of Jesus Christ. His ideals of poverty and peacemaking still inspire people today.

These pages were written by Howard Ingham.

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