Saint Francis and the Way of Lent

Edited by Jon M. Sweeney
by: Jon M. Sweeney
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SKU 978-1-56548-712-3
ISBN Number: 978-1-56548-712-3
Page Count: 144
Format: Paperback
$19.95

Saint Francis and the Way of Lent offers a four-week format designed for both individual and group use. Each week, or chapter, focuses on a Lenten theme:

Week 1: Lent as a Balanced Way of Life

Week 2: The Lost Art of Compunction

Week 3: Spending Time Alone

Week 4: Imitating Christ

The Francis of Assisi Spiritual Practices series utilizes New City’s groundbreaking and now complete Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, Volumes 1-4 to offer readers of all backgrounds inspiring, encouraging, and challenging entry-points to the essential issues of a Christian life. Each book in the series should appeal to readers who desire to walk the Way of Saint Francis with relevance to his life, writings, and legacy.

Saint Francis and the Way of Lent offers a four-week format designed for both individual and group use. Each week, or chapter, focuses on a Lenten theme:

Week 1: Lent as a Balanced Way of Life
Week 2: The Lost Art of Compunction
Week 3: Spending Time Alone
Week 4: Imitating Christ

Short introductions are written by the editor and designed to preface selections from the primary texts, and these are followed by questions for discussion or reflection. There are six readings for each week, followed by prayers of intention and spiritual practice suggestions practice suggestions to deepen your Lenten journey as you follow Christ in the Way of Saint Francis

About the Author

Editor Jon M. Sweeney is the author of many books about Francis of Assisi, Clare of Assisi, and early Franciscan spirituality including The Complete Francis of Assisi and Feed the Wolf: Befriending Our Fears in the Way of Saint Francis. He’s also the author of The Pope Who Quit, which was optioned by HBO, and Thomas Merton, new from St. Martin’s Press and Penguin Random House Audio. Jon is Editor at Large at Orbis Books and lives in Milwaukee with his wife and daughter.

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Price $19.95
Language English
Publication Date Jan 4, 2022
Author Jon M. Sweeney
Format Paperback
Individual/Set Individual
Page Count 144