St. Francis of Assisi: Patron of Animals and the Environment


"Not to hurt the creatures, brethren, is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them wherever they require it." --Saint Francis of AssisiOn October 4, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.A Franciscan monk who lived in the thirteenth century, Francis was the son of a wealthy cloth merchant in Italy; but following a dramatic vision, he forsook his high-spirited wealthy lifestyle and embraced … [Read more...]

Are You Always Working?

Do you work in an office?  Do you find that you're chained to a desk, hands poised above the keyboard, for a big chunk of your life?This is just for fun-- Makes you want to tickle the keys in style! … [Read more...]