News from St. Francis 11/11 – 11/18/18

Food for Thought. . .
We are in the midst of the stewardship season. Margery Irish started us off this past Sunday with her reflection on “What St. Francis Means to Me.” Worth the read. . .
Back around the turn of the thirteenth century, maybe 1201, I think I remember dating Giovanni Bernadone, the man who was to become St Francis. I subsequently learned that due to many experiences, he turned his life around in favor of simplicity, poverty, generosity and a total allegiance to Christ.
Francis, the Saint, has held a draw and strong fascination for me, and when I traveled to Assisi in 1993, for the first time, I was deeply moved.
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