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Franciscan Reflections
Past Daily Franciscan Quotes

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Prayer Before the Crucifix Friday, November 09, 2012
Francis's Last Will for the Poor Clares Friday, October 12, 2012
Plain and Simple Thursday, October 11, 2012
"God Give You Peace Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Reverence for the Word of God Monday, October 08, 2012
We Adore You, O Christ Sunday, October 07, 2012
Bitter Becomes Sweet Saturday, October 06, 2012
Praises of the Virtues Friday, October 05, 2012
Praises of God Thursday, October 04, 2012
Canticle of Creation Thursday, September 20, 2012
Canticle of Creation Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Canticle of Creation Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Canticle of Creation Monday, September 17, 2012
Canticle of Creation Sunday, September 16, 2012
Canticle of Creation Saturday, September 15, 2012
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George: If Mary Magdalene was the victim of misunderstanding, George is the object of a vast amount of imagination. There is every reason to believe that he was a real martyr who suffered at Lydda in Palestine, probably before the time of Constantine. The Church adheres to his memory, but not to the legends surrounding his life. 
<p>That he was willing to pay the supreme price to follow Christ is what the Church believes. And it is enough.</p><p></p><p>The story of George's slaying the dragon, rescuing the king's daughter and converting Libya is a 12th-century Italian fable. George was a favorite patron saint of crusaders, as well as of Eastern soldiers in earlier times. He is a patron saint of England, Portugal, Germany, Aragon, Catalonia, Genoa and Venice.</p> American Catholic Blog Jesus was equal to the Father but did not feel it was below his dignity to obey. We cannot be free unless we are able to surrender our will freely to the will of God. We must obey with full freedom in a spirit of unity and submission and through wholehearted free service to Christ.

 
PICKS OF THE WEEK
New from Richard Rohr!

Richard Rohr explores how to find God in the depths of silence.

Epic Food Fight
With humor and practical wit, Fr. Leo invites you to read, savor, and digest the truth of our faith in new and appetizing ways!
A Spiritual Banquet!

Whether you are new to cooking, highly experienced, or just enjoy good food, Table of Plenty invites you into experiencing meals as a sacred time.

Pope Francis!

Why did the pope choose the name Francis? Find out in this new book by Gina Loehr.

The Seven Last Words

By focusing on God's love for humanity expressed in the gift of Jesus, The Last Words of Jesus serves as a rich source of meditation throughout the year.


 
CATHOLIC GREETINGS
Easter Wednesday
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Easter Tuesday
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Easter Monday
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Easter
Catholic Greetings and AmericanCatholic.org wish you a most holy and joyous Easter season!
Holy Saturday
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