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Francis of Assisi and the Crucified Christ

The life of this joyful medieval mystic stands as a wonderful example of what can happen when someone ponders the Savior’s sacrifice on Calvary.

By: Joseph Mindling, OFM Cap

Francis of Assisi and the Crucified Christ: The life of this joyful medieval mystic stands as a wonderful example of what can happen when someone ponders the Savior’s sacrifice on Calvary. by Joseph Mindling, OFM Cap

Christians have always understood Lent to be not only a time of repentance and conversion, but an extended preparation for the celebration of Holy Week.

By their very nature, many of the popular customs in our Catholic tradition—the Stations of the Cross, the Sorrowful Mysteries of the...

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