When a pilgrim goes to the Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi, he is given a pamphlet which reads, “An Encounter with Saint Francis in Assisi.”This is what we will attempt to do in this chapter, introduce you to, and pray you experience such an encounter with the Poverello of Jesus, your heart will burn to learn more about him. There is so much to know about Saint Francis of Assisi that it’s impossible in this short chapter to tell it all. In addition, Francis touches everyone in a different way, as does Jesus.We believe that Saint Francis  of Assisi was the closest human being on earth to mirror Jesus. Francis draws you like a magnet. That’s how he got to us. On our first pilgrimage to Europe and the Holy Land, a side trip was included to Assisi from Rome.

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