Practice living simply and joyfully after the manner of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Franciscan Virtues Through the Year: 52 Steps to Conversion from Saint Francis of Assisi contains 52 different themes from the life of Saint Francis. Each theme begins with a quote from Scripture, a writing of Saint Francis, and an incident from the life of Saint Francis as detailed in his early biographies. There follow a reflection, meditation on the virtue, and then a call to practice that virtue for a week.
We guarantee positive changes in your life at the end of a year's time.
The virtues discussed are: Attentiveness -- Confession -- Courage -- Courtesy -- Detachment -- Discernment -- Eagerness -- Empathy -- Encouragement -- Eucharistic Reverence -- Evangelization -- Example -- Faith -- Fraternity -- Generosity -- Gratitude -- Honesty -- Hope -- Humility -- Imitation of Jesus -- Joy -- Justice -- Love of Enemy -- Love of God -- Love of Neighbor -- Love of Self -- Loyalty to Church -- Marian Devotion -- Minority -- Obedience -- Pardon -- Patience -- Peace -- Perseverance -- Poverty -- Praise -- Prayer -- Presence -- Purity -- Respect for Creation - Sacrifice Self- knowledge -- Service -- Silence -- Simplicity -- Surrender -- Trust -- Vigilance -- Vulnerability -- Wisdom -- Witness -- Work
|Franciscan Virtues Through the Year: 52 Steps to Conversion from Saint Francis of Assisi published by the Confraternity of Penitents. Jennifer Vetter, Editor|
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