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Oct 15, 2021

Authentic Living like St Francis of Assisi

In our modern world of selfies, Tik Tok, and “Instagram vs reality” do you find that you struggle with portraying different versions of yourself to different people?

Today, Fr. Mark-Mary shares some stories from the life of St. Francis of Assisi and how his authentic holiness was based in taking God at His word and living with complete honesty with himself and others.

Want a whole manual’s worth of practical guidance for the spiritual life? Fr. Mark-Mary’s got you covered. Check out his book Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Making Big Spiritual Progress.

Habits for Holiness

Want a whole manual’s worth of practical guidance for the spiritual life? Fr. Mark-Mary’s got you covered. Check out his book Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Making Big Spiritual Progress.


Meet Fr. Mark-Mary

Father Mark-Mary was ordained as a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal (CFR) in 2018 and lives at a friary in the Bronx.

The mission of the CFRs is to wholeheartedly embrace Jesus through fidelity to the Church and her Sacraments. Paired with their commitment to prayer, contemplation, and study of Sacred Scripture, the CFRs serve those around them, especially the poor, in the footsteps of Christ.

Discover beautiful music from the CFRs and Fr. Mark-Mary’s book Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Spiritual Progressboth available from Ascension. 

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