In the last year of his life, Saint Anthony of Padua had a tree house built in a walnut tree, to use as a hermitage, a place of prayer and contemplation. These are reflections coming from my contemplating God's world as a Secular Franciscan.
Friday, August 30, 2013
New Biography on Saint Francis of Assisi
For a Jesuit periodical, America magazine seems to frequently call peoples attention to the latest books on St. Francis of Assisi. The latest book is biography written by Andre Vauchez, a French scholar. The work was translated by Father Michael Cusato, OFM, a noted Franciscan historian. America magazine posted a review of the book on their website, as well as a podcast interview with Father Cusato on the book.