If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.The oldest known portrait in existence of the saint, dating back to St. Francis’ retreat to Subiaco (1223–1224): depicted without the stigmata. Fresco at the Sacro Specco, Subiaco, Italy.
For it is in giving that we receive.
pinturas de são francisco de assis
Lord, make me an Instrument of Thy Peace.
St Francis and the San Damiano Crucifix that spoke to him.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon…
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
It is not fitting, when one is in God’s service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
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3 thoughts on “Images and Quotes= Insights Into St. Francis of Assisi”
I love the variety of depictions of St Francis!
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Do you know where a smaller statue could be found for purchase – the 1st statue on this sight with Francis connecting with the bird – bending over.
Would it be possible to find out about the sculpture of the crouching St Francis with the single bird at his gaze? It’s incredibly beautiful.