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The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

Young artists on the piazza of the Basilica of St Francis of Assisi

The Basilica di San Francesco is a distinctive landmark that can be seen from miles away as you approach Assisi.  As you draw nearer you can appreciate the huge supporting arcades.  The Basilica of St. Francis is considered one of the … Continue reading

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Who do you say that I am?

Best laid plans … My original intent was to post a photo everyday while in Assisi and Rome.  However that was not meant to be.  Perhaps it was for the best, though … since Father ‘does’ know best.  Not being … Continue reading

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Giovanni or Francesco?

Assisi is apparently one of the oldest cities of Italy. It was called Aisision in the books of Ptolemy and the Latin poet Propertius was born there. Christianity was brought there by St. Crispoldo. Legend has it that Bishop of … Continue reading

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