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Living by loving example

...their lives to follow Christ in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi as members of the Secular Franciscans, an order that...grew up in St. Francis, Ky., and went to St. Francis of Assisi Church and School, she said. But she didn't learn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/28/ent_245928.shtml
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Ann R. Colapietro (GREENLAWN, N.Y.)

...entire life in New York. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Greenlawn, NY where she was a...at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Greenlawn, NY, Father Peter Colapietro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/25/obi_86690.shtml
Obituaries
Faith Digest: Animal blessing, pagan festival and praise event

...Episcopal Church will bless animals at First Friday in October.The annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi will be held at 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. Friday in front of Art on Broad, 1028 Broad St.At each time, the Rev...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-09-28/faith-digest-animal-bles
Dolores Robinson, the Augusta Humane Society president, dies at 75

...herself or her life so she could enrich the other things," he said.Fishman likened the animal caretaker to St. Francis of Assisi, the 13th century monk who rejected his family's wealth to care for animals.Robinson was a charter member of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-13/dolores-robinson-augusta-huma
Argentine elected new pope

...America. We waited 20 centuries. It was worth the wait," said Jose Antonio Cruz, a Franciscan friar at the St. Francis of Assisi church in the colonial Old San Juan district in Puerto Rico.Bergoglio had reportedly finished second in the 2005...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-03-13/argentine-elected-new-pope
Power of prayer

...May God bless and keep us all safe. Amen.Regina MoodyAugusta I would like to submit a prayer attributed to St. Francis of Assisi. We can change the world around us, one loving act at a time:Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.Where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-12-22/power-prayer
Louise Charnock

...Church. In 1993, she recognized that the Holy Spirit was calling her to follow Christ in the footsteps of Saint Francis of Assisi. She entered the Secular Franciscan Order in Augusta within St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fraternity. While living...

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Fall Festivals and Blessed Animals

...will typically have ample opportunities to get your pet blessed. Most Episcopal churches make plans to honor St. Francis of Assisi and the gift that God has given us in the love of our pets. We chose to attend a wonderful Blessing of the Animals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/mimi-hopson/2012-10-02/fall-festi
Blessed friends

The Blessing of the Animals is a custom conducted in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi's love for all creatures. The annual Blessing of the Animals offers pet owners an opportunity to reflect on the positive impact animals have on their emotional and physical well-being.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/01/met_98808.shtml
Metro
Fade winter blues with sunshine

It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look. -- St. Francis of Assisi If you feel gloomy and blue this time of year, it's not really your fault. According to my AARP newsletter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/09/kir_503218.shtml
Bill Kirby