Written in Ink
Written in Ink

OKAY CATHOLICS (which I know is few, here)

Saint Francis of Assisi.

"It is said that when he began to avoid the sports and the feasts of his former companions, and they asked him laughingly if he was thinking of marrying, he answered "yes, a fairer bride than any of you have ever seen" – meaning his "lady poverty", as he afterward used to say. He spent much time in lonely places, asking God for enlightenment. By degrees he took to nursing lepers, the most repulsive victims in the lazar houses near Assisi. After a pilgrimage to Rome, where he begged at the church doors for the poor, he claimed to have had a mystical experience in the Church of San Damiano just outside of Assisi, in which the Icon of Christ Crucified came alive and said to him three times, "Francis, Francis, go and repair My house which, as you can see, is falling into ruins." He thought this to mean the very ruined church in which he was presently praying, and so sold his horse together with some cloth from his father's store, to assist the priest there for this purpose."


So please, go crush a cup of wine and think about how you can serve the poor and the immigrants on St. Francis' feast day, as well as every day. Fill your life with unrelenting support for the politically repressed.

Or lol idk you could just get drunk and watch ROMERO

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