Posts Tagged ‘francis’


October 8, 2013
Benedetta Tintillini

Benedetta Tintillini

by Benedetta Tintillini

Miracles are to be recognized in the unexpected joys that happens every day.
I have the honor , for about a year , to be a Infioratore of Spello (card 740 ) , which fills me with pride and that allowed me , today , to be full of pain in the whole body but also of great happiness .
The President of the Association, and dear friend , Guglielmo Sorci , gave me one benof the most intense ( and exhausting ) days of all my life , giving me the opportunity to participate in the realization of the Infiorata on the occasion of the visit of Pope Francis in Assisi.
Each of us Infioratori came home with a wealth of memories and feelings that I do not think we will be able to forget .
The uniqueness of the Pope’s visit to Assisi is known, but the chorus of people to attend the event in Spello is amazing. (more…)

The Cypress of St. Francis, 800 years old but it does not show , perfectly cloned in several specimens that will be donated to the Sacro Convento of Assisi

September 23, 2013

An imaginative legend, collected in the “Istoria Serafica” in the seventeenth century , says:
“…. One day to Brother Francis , who was passing tired along the ridges of the Apennines , the robe was caught on a little branch; he picked it up , and to took it (more…)


August 21, 2013

assisiAssisi, Palazzo Bonacquisti – August 22nd/October 20th , 2013

Promoted by the Xunta de Galicia, with the collaboration of the Municipality of Assisi, the Ordo Fratrum Minorum, the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Perugia and the Centro Italiano di Studi Compostellani di Perugia, on August 22nd, the exhibition Pellegrino and new Apostle will be inaugurated in (more…)

Walking along St. Francis Way

July 29, 2013

Text written and edited by Chiara Condello

The Way of Saint Francis is a journey of the history and of the heart, a way that follows and passes through many places connected with of St. Francis of Assisi’s life. You move through lush and green landscapes, on the same roads and paths where Francis passed by crossing the plains, hills and mountains; meetings trees, rocks and winding rivers where there is peace all around you… only the sound of the feet among the leaves, the sounds of nature and the memory of joyful verses, that St. Francis sang in his hard pilgrimages, gently interrupt this impressive silence. tel. 346 3254167 tel. +39  346 3254167

As the Saint of Assisi, to the rhythm of your steps, you reach famous medieval towns, where Frances lived the key episodes of his life, the waiving of his goods in Assisi and the miracles in Città di Castello, Pietralunga and Gubbio. You can see (more…)