St. Francis Assisi Basilica

A protest against cutting ancient trees demonstrated by these stumps deposited in the Assisi main square. Our tour group gathered together for the walk down, down, down through Assisi from the Center Square to St. Francis’ Basilica. An African Franciscan monk was our guide in English.   The Basilica is two churches built on top of Continue reading St. Francis Assisi Basilica

Impact of St. Frances of Assisi

The St. Francis Hermitage on Mt. Sabatio houses five monks who live there year around.  There is art and sculptures in the monastery, and an outdoor ancient altar on a wooded path around the mountain. The Hermitage had narrow small short openings for doors to help keep it warm in the winter.  There was one dining area Continue reading Impact of St. Frances of Assisi