August 16, 2007

Francis and Clare Medals

Thanks be to God I'm safely back from pilgrimage! It was really a wonderful time--good brothers, good directors, places of such grace.

One of my special finds was the religious articles wholesaler in Assisi, where I bought (among other things) a bunch of Francis and Clare medals. They're small, round medals, about 3/4 inch in diameter, with Francis on one side and Clare on the other. I blessed them in prayer before the San Damiano crucifix, which famously spoke to Francis and which remained in Clare's monastery throughout her life.

If you would like one, send me an email.

5 comments:

Paula said...

Happy that you back safely!

phil said...

Good to have you back.

Don said...

Glad you are back. I hope to visit Assisi someday.

Anonymous said...

We recieved your envelope yesterday Friar Charles.

Thank you thank you! The children were so excited. My daughter Maria wants us to attch the medal to the scapular she was invested with at her first communion a couple of weeks ago.

The Padre Pio card was a nice unexpected bonus.

--ben in denver

Jeff said...

Glad to see you back friar. Hope that your pilgimage was enriching for you and your brothers.