The St. Francis Prayer Book: A Guide to Deepen Your Spiritual Life
Jon M. Sweeney. Paraclete Press (MA), $14.95 (192pp) ISBN 978-1-55725-352-1
Readers wanting an accessible, practical introduction to Franciscan prayer will enjoy The St. Francis Prayer Book: A Guide to Deepen Your Spiritual Life. Jon Sweeney (editor of The Road to Assisi: The Essential Biography of St. Francis) offers two introductory chapters about St. Francis's approach to prayer, including memorable stories and helpful information about praying with the scriptures. Part II takes the reader through the daily office and various occasional prayers, including the famous ""Canticle of Brother Sun.""
Reviewed on: 02/01/2004