Images and Quotes= Insights Into St. Francis of Assisi

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.rose252520antonelliThe 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.b64a87dd62e18890b5d65c18572d743d

For it is in giving that we receive.so_fra1

pinturas de são francisco de assis

Lord, make me an Instrument of Thy Peace.

ea31528e7cca55dd3b70046744697ab6St 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.bcc00e78e845ca384835fd08281e361686db664b8a5516bfc171ba92eb86c237


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

  1. 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.


  2. 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.


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