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Francis of Assisi’s life in poetry will stay in the mind forever

3 November 2018

9:00 AM

3 November 2018

9:00 AM

This passionate series of engagements with the life of St Francis will stay in my mind for a very long time — I hope forever. Ann Wroe describes it as ‘A Life in Songs’, and it does, indeed, rehearse the familiar story of the rich young merchant’s son dispossessing himself, and giving his life to Christ so wholeheartedly that not only he, but the world, was transfigured.

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