The Missal used by St. Francis during his life
The following are some reading recommendations to deepen your understanding of the Franciscan life:
- Clare of Assisi – The Lady: Early Documents – Regis J. Armstrong, OFM Cap.
- Essential Documents of the Secular Franciscan Order – Compiled by Anne H. Mulqueen, OFS and John K. Sanborn, OFS
- First Life of St. Francis – Thomas of Cellano
- Francis: The Journey and The Dream – Murry Bodo, OFM
- Francis of Assisi – The Saint: Early Documents, Vol. 1 – Regis J. Armstrong, OFM Cap.
- Francis of Assisi – The Founder: Early Documents, Vol 2 – Regis J. Armstrong, OFM Cap.
- Francis of Assisi – The Prophet: Early Documents, Vol 3 – Regis J. Armstrong, OFM Cap.
- Franciscan Prayer – Ilia Delio
- Live Like Francis – Leonard Foley, OFM and Jovian Weigel, O.F.M
- New American Bible – Revised Edition (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)
- Ritual of the Secular Franciscan Order – Benet A. Fonck, OFM
- Saint Francis of Assisi – Passion, Poverty and the Man Who Transformed the Church – Bret Thoman, OFS
- The Life of St. Francis – St. Bonaventure
- The Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order: With a Catechism and Instructions – Ramos, Baldonado, Grant
- The Way of St. Francis: The Challenge of Franciscan Spirituality for Everyone – Murray Bodo, OFM
- To Live As Francis Lived: A Guide for Secular Franciscans – Foley, Weigel, Normile
ADDITIONAL PRAYER RESOURCES:
The Shrine of St. Anthony Bookstore and Gift shop has just received a very good selection of Franciscan Resources, Literature, Prayer and Meditative books.
Some works included are:
- The Early Documents, Volumes 1,2 & 3 (The Saint, The Founder and The Prophet as well as The Works Of Clare OF Assisi)
- Francis – Trilogy Of Thomas Of Celano
- Books on Bonaventure
- SFO 6 Volume Resource Library (by Benet Fonck, OFM, Philip Marquard, OFM and Lester Bach, OFM)
- Rule Of Secular Franciscan Order With Commentary
- Books by Ilia Delio,O.S.F., Daniel Horn, OFM and Murray Bodo, OFM
- Large assortment of books on the lives of St. Francis and St. Clare
- Books on Franciscan Prayer and Meditation
- DVD on Francis and the Sultan