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7 Lessons from the life of St. Francis of Assisi for modern men

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Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 10/04/20

Nearly 800 years after he died, we are still learning from one of the holiest men who ever lived.

On this feast of one of the most beloved and popular saints of all time, it’s incredible to consider how his witness still shines so brightly 800 years after he lived. Recalling his life is a potent reminder that each person is called to holiness. These 7 lessons from his life are especially relevant for men today.


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