Find recent and past articles on Franciscan Spirituality published below.

 

The Fragmented Self at Prayer

 The radical decision that Francis of Assisi took with regards to the meaning of the Christian Gospel during the opening moments of the thirteenth century created a whole school of spirituality that has transcended the centuries as “the richest of all, incontestably one of the most beautiful, and one which has most decisively left its…

A Lonergan View of Francis of Assisi On Consciousness, Conversion and Communication

  The radical decision that Francis of Assisi took with regards to the meaning of the Christian Gospel during the opening moments of the thirteenth century created a whole school of spirituality that has transcended the centuries as “the richest of all, incontestably one of the most beautiful, and one which has most decisively left…

The Great Communicator of Assisi

    Francis of Assisi is often praised for the intensity of his spirituality, the depth of his religious insights and his unique blend of fidelity and authenticity, being at once faithful to the Church and to his own conscience. Yet the cleverness and effectiveness of his communication deserves as much attention.  This article originally…