With how much we know about Saint Francis of Assisi, it can be hard to grasp an accurate picture of the great saint. We know more about him than any other medieval saint, but all of the awe-inspiring stories of him – founding the Franciscan Order, preaching to the birds, receiving the stigmata, and becoming one of the most venerated religious figures in Christianity – all flow from one source: living the gospel life demonstrated through the utter and complete charity of Jesus.
The fingerprints of Saint Francis are all over this project - his influence helped form other saints whose relics will be in the Our Lady of the Angels Chapel, which of course takes its name from the famous chapel he rebuilt in Assisi. In that chapel, the once flamboyant party boy was on the path to seeking sanctity, and he heard the voice of the Lord clearly - "Francis, go and repair My house, which you see is falling down."
What happens next can help us on our path towards sanctity, so join us on this pilgrimage: take 20 minutes this Lent to take a break, be with the Lord, and learn more about this inspiring saint.
The Story of Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at St. Anthony - https://vimeo.com/439579757
St. Clare of Assisi Relic Reveal - https://vimeo.com/439579757
St. Padre Pio Relic Reveal - https://vimeo.com/439579757