Tag Archive: St. Francis of Assisi

Six things you must do in Canterbury: Bagpuss, Chaucer and boats trips on the River Stour

A zippy new train service has put the tranquil cathedral city in Kent within an hour’s reach of London, making it an easy place to visit for many people. Gareth Huw Davies followed at high speed in the footsteps of the Canterbury pilgrims to the perfect Christmas destination. This is his must-do list… 1…ON THE…

The Rose Ensemble makes sweet concert of St. Francis songs

The Rose Ensemble presented a spectacularly tight concert of music about St. Francis of Assisi in St. Joseph Chapel, which is both a great acoustic setting for Renaissance music and the home of the School Sisters of St. Francis. The Franciscan nuns in the audience were a reminder of the music’s sacred nature; so were…