Saint Francis: Troubadour of God's Peace

Barefoot and clad in a ragged grey tunic, Leonardo Defilippis brings Saint Francis to life. “The little poor man of Assisi,” Francis’ holiness and faith continue, after 800 years, to draw men and women to a more perfect imitation of Christ.
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The Story

Born in 1181 in Assisi, Italy, Francis was well educated and worked in his father’s prosperous business. As a young and handsome man, he was drawn to a busy social life of parties, revelry, and brawls. He had little desire to study or work. Instead, he spent money on fine clothes, food, and... read more