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Sources on Saint Francis of Assisi

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  • Descriptive Title:
    Saint Francis of Assisi, a Compilation
    Description:
    The following is a compilation of Petersnet documents on Saint Francis of Assisi.
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    Petersnet
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    Various, Various

Born in Assisi, Italy in 1181, Francesco Bernadone has continued to influence Christians and non-Christians alike. The following are some of Petersnet's featured documents on this wonderful saint:

  


Biographies of St. Francis of Assisi

Short Biography of St. Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi, a biography

  


Writings of St. Francis of Assisi

Canticle of the Sun

Letter to All the Faithful

Will of St. Francis of Assisi

  


Papal Teachings on St. Francis of Assisi

Mira circa nos
Bull of Canonization by Pope Gregory IX, August 14, 1228

Auspicato Concessum (On St. Francis of Assisi)
Encyclical of Pope Leo XIII promulgated on September 17, 1882.

Sacra Propediem (On the Third Order of St. Francis)
Encyclical of Pope Benedict XV promulgated on January 6, 1921

Rite expiatis (On St. Francis of Assisi)
Encyclical promulgated by Pope Pius XI on April 13, 1926.

  


Meditations on St. Francis of Assisi

Meditation for the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
Pope Blessed John XXIII

Homily on St. Francis of Assisi
Pope John Paul II, March 12, 1982

Homily on St. Francis of Assisi
Pope John Paul II, September 17, 1993

Splendor of the Church
Alan Schreck, Immaculata Magazine
A beautiful reflection on the Incarnation with reference to the spirituality of St. Francis of Assisi.

Francis As the Model of Authentic Church Reform
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

Painting Angels, Saints and Their Symbols
Maria Stella Ceplecha
Focus focuses on popular saints who are frequently depicted in art — St. Martin of Tours, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, St. Barbara, and St. Francis of Assisi — and the symbols that often represent them.

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