In the Footsteps of St. Francis

In the Footsteps of St. Francis

I’ve just had the edifying experience of reading the obituary of a Capuchin friar, dubbed “God’s builder”, who, with delightful holy eccentricity, followed in the footsteps of St. Francis by rebuilding a ruined church with his own hands, employed in labour and prayer, but with no money. I’m sharing it in the hope that his holy example might inspire visitors to the Ink Desk as it inspired me:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11801354/Padre-Pietro-Lavini-Gods-Builder-obituary.html

 

Joseph Pearce
Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.
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