The St. Pio of Pietrelcina Fraternity wishes you and your family a very blessed Christmas & peace filled New Year! St. Bonaventure (1221 – 1274), a follower and contemporary of St. Francis, has given us a complete account of the night of the first live nativity scene: “It happened in the third year before […]
“Transitus is the annual celebration by Franciscans throughout the world of the passing of St. Francis from this life to life with God. It is celebrated the night of October 3, the eve of his feast day. The word “transitus” comes from the Latin, meaning passage or crossing. There is no one ritual for […]
Lord God: you alone are holy, you who work wonders! You are strong, you are great, you are the Most High, you are the almighty King, you, holy Father, King of heaven and earth. Lord God: you are Three and you are One, you are goodness, all goodness, you are the highest Good, Lord […]
The same [Brother Leonard] related in the same place that one day at Saint Mary’s, blessed Francis called Brother Leo and said: “Brother Leo, write.” He responded: “Look, I’m ready!” “Write,” he said, “what true joy is.” “A messenger arrives and says that all the Masters of Paris have entered the Order. Write: this isn’t […]
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