The Loneliness and Longing of Saint Francis

The Loneliness and Longing of Saint Francis
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A Hollywood filmmaker, a medieval saint, and a life-changing spirituality for today

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Author: Gerard Thomas Straub

5.5 X 8.5” – 304 pages

This modern pilgrimage into the heart of St. Francis of Assisi takes us to tent cities and soup kitchens, to chapels and hermitages. We see it all through Francis’ eyes, which saw Christ in everyone and everything. Straub reveals Francis as a man who found joy in loneliness and longing, and in poverty and prayer—because this was where Francis found God.

Peek Inside! See the table of contents, the introduction, and a sample chapter from this book.

“His life was his sermon,” says Straub, who helps tune our modern ears to Francis’ message: “Full trust in the grace of God, the overflowing goodness of God.” An adventure of a book for anyone who wants to encounter this beloved saint of Assisi.

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Gerard Thomas Straub is a documentary filmmaker and an award-winning author. His critically acclaimed book, The Sun and Moon Over Assisi (Saint Anthony Messenger Press), was named a Best Spirituality Hardcover by the Catholic Press Association. A Secular Franciscan, Mr. Straub is founder and president of Pax et Bonum Communications.

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