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SUGGESTED FRANCISCAN READING


    This list is not a complete one of all possible Franciscan readings. You may want to refer to other sources for additional suggestions.


  • Armstrong, OFM, Cap, Regis, J.A. Hellmann, OFM Conv, William Short, OFM. “Francis of Assisi: Early Documents: Vol 2. The Founder”. New York: New City Press, 2000.

  • Armstrong, OFM, Cap, Regis, J.A. Wayne Hellmann, OFM Conv, William Short, OFM. “Francis of Assisi: Early Documents: Vol. 1. The Saint”. New York: New City Press, 2001.

  • Armstrong, OFM, Cap, Regis, J.A. Wayne Hellmann, OFM Conv, William Short, OFM, “Francis of Assisi: Early Documents: Vol 3, The Prophet”. New York: New City Press, 2001.

  • Armstrong, OFM, Cap. Regis. “Clare of Assisi: Early Documents: the Lady”. New York, New City Press. 2006.

  • Aull, Cricket, OFS. “A Walk with St. Francis: 18 Days of Readings and Reflections”. TAU Publications, Phoenix, Arizona, 2013.

  • Bartoli, Marco. “Saint Clare Beyond the Legend”. St. Anthony Messenger Press, Cincinnati, Ohio. 2010.

  • Bodo, OFM, Murray. “Enter Assisi: An Invitation to Franciscan Spirituality”. Franciscan Media, Cincinnati, OH. 2015.

  • Bodo, OFM, Murray. “Something Like Jasmine”, TAU Publishing, Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Bodo, OFM, Murray. “Francis and Jesus”. Franciscan Media, Cincinnati, OH. 2012.

  • Bodo, OFM, Murray. “Poetry as Prayer”. TAU Publishing, Phoenix, Arizona. 20003, 2015.

  • Bodo, OFM, Murray. “Song of the Sparrow”. “St. Anthony Messenger Press. Cincinnati, OH. 2008.

  • Bodo, OFM, Murray. “The Journey and the Dream”. Franciscan Media, Cincinnati, OH. 2016.

  • Bodo, OFM, Murray. “Surrounded by Love: Seven Teachings from St. Francis”. Franciscan Media, Cincinnati, OH 2018.

  • Calisi, Maria. “Trinitarian Perspectives in the Franciscan Theological Perspective”. The Franciscan Heritage Series, Vol. 5. St. Bonaventure University, 2208.

  • Carroll, Abigail. “A Gathering of Larks”. William B. Eerdman’s Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2017.

  • Cirino, OFM, Andre. “The Cross Was Their Book”. TAU Publishing, Phoenix, Arizona. 2009.

  • Dalarun, Jacques. “The Canticle of Brother Sun: Francis of Assisi Reconciled”. Franciscan Institute Publica tions, St. Bonaventure University, 2016.

  • Delio, OSF, Ilia. “Franciscan Prayer”, St. Anthony Messenger Press, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2004.

  • Delio, OSF, Ilia. “A Franciscan View of Creation: Learning to Live in a Sacramental World”, St. Anthony Messenger Press, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2004.

  • De Robeck, Nesta. “Saint Elizabeth of Hungary: A Story of Twenty Four Years”. TAU Publishing, Phoenix, Arizona, 1954, 2013.

  • Foley, OFM, Leonard, Jovian Weigel, OFM, Patti Normille, SFO, ”To Live as Francis Lived”, Franciscan Media, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2000.

  • Guinan, OFM, “The Franciscan Vision and the Gospel of John”. The Franciscan Heritage Series, Vol. 4. St. Bonaventure University , 2006.

  • Habig, OFM, Marion. “The Secular Franciscan Companion”.

  • Ingham, Mary Beth, CSJ. “Rejoicing in the Words of the Lord: Beauty in the Franciscan Tradition”. The Franciscan Heritage Series, Vol. 6, St. Bonaventure University, 2008.

  • McCloskey, OFM. “Peace and Good: Through the Year with Francis of Assisi”. Franciscan Media, Cincinnati, Ohio. 2014.

  • Niemier, OFM. “In the Footsteps of Francis and Clare”. Anthony Messenger Press, Cincinnati, Ohio. 2006.

  • Nothwehr, OSF. “The Franciscan View of the Human Person: Some Central Elements”. The Franciscan Herit age Series, Vol. 3. St. Bonaventure University, 2005.

  • Osborne, OFM. “The Franciscan Intellectual Tradition”. The Franciscan Heritage Series, Vol. 1. St. Bonaventure University, 2003.

  • Pazzeli, TOR, Raffaele. “St. Francis and the Third Order”. Franciscan Press, Quincy, IL, 1982.

  • Pieper, Lori, SFO, “The Greatest of These is Love: The Life of St. Elizabeth of Hungary”. Tau Cross Books and Media, New York, 2007.

  • Saint-Sing, Susan, Ph D. “Francis and the San Damiano Cross”. St. Anthony Messenger Press, Cincinnati, Ohio. 2006.

  • Stewart, OFS. Mary Esther. “Meet Our Brother Bonaventure”. TAU Publications, Phoenix, Arizona. 2012.

  • Verdon, Timothy.” The Story of St. Francis of Assisi in Twenty-Eight Scenes”. Paraclete Press, Brewster, Massachusetts, 2015.

  • Weigel, Jovian, OFM and Leonard Foley, OFM. “live Like Francis: Reflections on Franciscan Life in the World” Franciscan Media, Cincinnati, Ohio. 2016.