Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi, informally named as Francesco (1181/1182 – 3 October 1226), was an Italian Roman Catholic friar, deacon and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of Saint Clare, the Third Order of Saint Francis and the Custody of the Holy Land. Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history.

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A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.

Start by doing what's necessary, then do what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves.

Do not be disturbed or angered at another's sin or evil, rather spiritually help the one who has sinned as best you can, because those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.

Lord make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred let me sow love.

Every woman and every man is the mother of God when we carry Jesus in our heart and body through a divine love and a pure sincere conscience. We give birth to Him through a holy activity which must shine as an example before others.

If a superior give any order to one who is under him, which is against that man's conscience, although he do not obey it, yet he shall not be dismissed.

You damned spirits! You can only do what the hand of God allows you to do

For it is in giving that we receive.

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

It is not fitting when one is in God's service to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.

What we are looking for is what is looking.

I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me he can work through anyone.

If God can work through me he can work through anyone.

Financial aid is a legacy and a justice due to the poor that our Lord Jesus Christ acquired for us. It is not a virtue for the rich to give to the poor - it is an simple act of justice.

God wishes all of us to be saved through Jesus the Son and to receive Him with our pure heart and our chaste body.

It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.

Preach the gospel to all the world and if necessary use words

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