In Perfect Charity

Author (vs. 1): St. Francis of Assisi

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 >

Author (vs. 2-3): Randall Keith DeBruyn

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First Line: O most high and glorious God
Title: In Perfect Charity
Author (vs. 1): St. Francis of Assisi
Author (vs. 2-3): Randall Keith DeBruyn
Meter: Irregular
Source: Vs. 1 based on a prayer of St. Frances of Assisi
Language: English
Copyright: © 1982, Randall DeBruyn. Published by OCP

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Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #660

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