The Franciscan Saints

published by Franciscan Media | Trade Paperback | 256 pages
$ 19.99

In The Franciscan Saints, spiritual trailblazers span the centuries from Francis and Clare to Solanus Casey and Mychal Judge, with representatives from every walk of life and corner of the world. Each entry features the essential biographical facts and adds the insight and depth only Ellsberg can provide. The author’s sharp eye for signs and stories of holiness in the gritty, messy real world informs his selections, making his work unique.


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Starting with the founders--Saint Francis (ca. 1182-1226) and Saint Clare (1194-1253)-and ending withl Sister Dorothy Hennessey (1913-2008), this book is an excellent compendium of more than one hundred Franciscan saints, blesseds, venerables, servants of God, etc.

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A Great Book (Franciscan Saints) by Noted R Ellsberg

“Blessed Among Us” and The Franciscan Saints!!What a Pair of Books someone like me loves reading and learning from. Don’t let anyone kid you-- Hagiography has NOT died!! It’s alive and “kicking” as found also in J. Weigel (OFM), L. Foley,OFM and Diane Houdek (OFS) “Live Like Francis” Their last chapter says it all: Let Us Begin Again, and Again, and Again… Hagiography has just been rejuvenated and I’m one happy fella to follow along and join the crowd!!! John Klas, OFS, St. Paschal Baylon Fraternity, Wind Lake WI. A long-time hagiography fan and St Francis long-time fan!!

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K.J.
Franciscan Saints and Other Books

Excellent service and delivery. Now I am looking forward to read the books. - Thank you. More orders will follow.
As a convert and a relatively newly professed secular Franciscan I still have a lot to learn about Franciscan spirituality. This book will add to my knowledge and hopefully help making me grow in holiness.

Robert Ellsberg is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Orbis Books. He has written numerous books on saints, including All Saints: Daily Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Our Times, Blessed Among All Women, The Saints’ Guide to Happiness, Modern Spiritual Masters, and Blessed Among Us: Day by Day with Saintly Witnesses, which is based on his daily entries for Give Us This Day. A former managing editor of The Catholic Worker, he has written extensively about the life and legacy of Dorothy Day, and has also edited anthologies of writings by Gandhi, Flannery O’Connor, Thich Nhat Hanh, Charles de Foucauld, and Carlo Carretto, among others.

Product Type:  Book

Item Number:  #B53194

ISBN:  9781632531940

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Imprint:  Franciscan Media

Trim Size:  139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X 17.78 mm
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X 0.67 in X )

Pages:  256

List Price:  $ 19.99

Study Guide: Available

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P.L.T.

The Franciscan Saints

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L.M.G.E.
The Franciscan Saints

Starting with the founders--Saint Francis (ca. 1182-1226) and Saint Clare (1194-1253)-and ending withl Sister Dorothy Hennessey (1913-2008), this book is an excellent compendium of more than one hundred Franciscan saints, blesseds, venerables, servants of God, etc.

L
L.O.

The Franciscan Saints

J
J.K.O.l.H.(.U.
A Great Book (Franciscan Saints) by Noted R Ellsberg

“Blessed Among Us” and The Franciscan Saints!!What a Pair of Books someone like me loves reading and learning from. Don’t let anyone kid you-- Hagiography has NOT died!! It’s alive and “kicking” as found also in J. Weigel (OFM), L. Foley,OFM and Diane Houdek (OFS) “Live Like Francis” Their last chapter says it all: Let Us Begin Again, and Again, and Again… Hagiography has just been rejuvenated and I’m one happy fella to follow along and join the crowd!!! John Klas, OFS, St. Paschal Baylon Fraternity, Wind Lake WI. A long-time hagiography fan and St Francis long-time fan!!

K
K.J.
Franciscan Saints and Other Books

Excellent service and delivery. Now I am looking forward to read the books. - Thank you. More orders will follow.
As a convert and a relatively newly professed secular Franciscan I still have a lot to learn about Franciscan spirituality. This book will add to my knowledge and hopefully help making me grow in holiness.