Francis and the San Damiano Cross: Meditations on Spiritual Transformation
is an invaluable prayer resource that uses the cross of San Damiano—the cross that spoke to Francis of Assisi—as inspiration for personal reflection. Susan Saint Sing, a former resident of Assisi and follower of Francis, takes the reader on a journey to the place where Francis prayed before the San Damiano Cross. Not only does she recall her own personal journey to Assisi, she recounts the spiritual and physical transformation of Francis in his quest to "rebuild" the Church—a quest that began in the small, broken-down church of San Damiano but was the catalyst for a much broader reconstruction.
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SUSAN SAINT SING, Ph.D. received her doctorate in sport history and kinesiology from Penn State University. She has sailed over 10,000 ocean miles and is a member of the 1993 U.S. World Rowing Team. She has coached rowing crews to several national medals, and most recently one of her rowers competed for the United States at the 2005 World Championships in Japan. She wrote Spirituality of Sport: Balancing Body and Soul (St. Anthony Messenger Press) and has been a main speaker at national conferences on Saint Clare and on spirituality. She is a Secular Franciscan who currently resides in Stuart, Florida
Product Type: Book
Item Number: #B16735
Publication Date: 8/2/2006
BISAC: RELIGION / Christianity / Catholic
Imprint: Franciscan Media
Trim Size: 139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X 7.874 mm
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X 0.28 in X )
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