Patronal Festival – 5pm Sunday 4th Oct

StFrancis_partWe will be having a special service to celebrate St Francis’ Day!

The service will begin at 5pm followed by a shared evening meal.

A Prayer of Francis

“I beseech Thee, O Lord, that the fiery and sweet strength of Thy love may absorb my soul from all things that are under heaven, that I may die for love of Thy love as Thou didst deign to die for love of my love.” Writings of Saint Francis of Assisi. Dolphin Press, 1906.

Francis of Assisi, S., & Robinson, P. (1906). Writings of Saint Francis of Assisi (p. 145). Philadelphia: The Dolphin Press.

Oldest known portrait in existence of the saint, dating back to St. Francis’ retreat to Subiaco (1223–1224) License: Public Domain from Wikipedia.

The featured image at the top is: By PHGCOM (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

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