St. Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father, 1181/1182 – October 3, 1226) was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers followed by the early members of the Order of Friars Minor or the monastic lives of the Poor Clares. Though he was never ordained to the Catholic priesthood, Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history.
Francis' father was Pietro di Bernardone, a prosperous silk merchant. Francis lived the high-spirited life typic… Go to person page >
Display Title: Most High, Omnipotent, Good LordFirst Line: Most high, omnipotent, good LordTune Title: ASSISIAuthor: Howard Chandler Robbins (1876-1952); Francis of Assisi (1182-1226)Meter: 887 88Scripture: Genesis 1:1 - 2:4; Job 38:1-41; Psalm 148; Ecclesiastes 7:1-14; 2 Esdras 16:54-62; Prayer of Azariah 23 - 68Date: 1998Subject: Creation | ; Gathering of the Community | ; Praise of God | ; Song of creation |
Display Title: Most High, omnipotent, good LordFirst Line: Most High, omnipotent, good LordTune Title: ASSISIAuthor: Francis of Assisi, 1182-1226; Howard Chandler Robbins, 1876-1952Meter: 887. 88Date: 1985
Display Title: Most High, omnipotent, good LordFirst Line: Most High, omnipotent, good LordTune Title: LUKKASONAuthor: Francis of Assisi, 1182-1226; Howard Chandler Robbins, 1876-1952Meter: 887. 88Date: 1985