Follow Christ… to the End!
Follow Christ… to the End! Francis wants to follow Christ. Down to the smallest details, he wants to carry out the instructions Jesus gave his disciples. It is striking to see the similarities between the sending forth of the disciples on their mission and the kind of life that Francis proposes. Everyone remembers the [...]
A God Who Kneels Before Humanity
A God Who Kneels Before Humanity If we want to know how Francis of Assisi actually lived, we must read the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke). If we want to know his heart, we must read John’s gospel. Many elements of his spirituality – his way of understanding the Cross and Jesus’ gift of [...]
Guylain Prince: From drummer to Franciscan!
Guylain Prince: From drummer to Franciscan! If someone had told me when I was 17 that I would become a Franciscan, I would have burst out laughing! Nothing had prepared me for such a choice for my life: I had a beard and long hair, I was a drummer in two bands when I was [...]