Friday, 29 June 2012

Assisi 2012

The sign that tells us we are nearly there!!

The Brothers begin their first walk to Assisi
View of Assisi and the Basilica of San Francesco from the Valley

The place where St Clare died

The cloister of San Damiano

St Clare's place in the ref marked with flowers

The original ref at San Damiano

Statue of St Francis in meditation

Br's Adrian, Miguel and Martin

The entrance to the Church at Rivotorto

Brothers arrive at San Francesco for Mass at the tomb of St Francis

The cloister at the Sacro Convento

Brothers from Ireland, Malta and France

The Umbrian Valley

The facade of San Rufino

Cathedral of San Rufino (his body is in the casket under the Altar). The font where St Francis and St Clare were baptised is held here

The Baptismal font of Francis & Clare

More climbing!!

The Piazza del Commune, the central square of Assisi

The Monastery of St Clare

A view of Assisi and the valley from the Rocca

Pilgrim Brothers

St Mary of the Angels

A moment of quiet contemplation

The Upper Basilica of San Francesco

Assisi is filled with beautiful wild flowers

St Mary of the Angels is down the valley from Assisi and house the Portiuncula

After some time of prayer in the little chapel of San Francesco Piccolino

Mass at the Casa Paterna...the home of St Francis family

Br Bertrand signs the visitors book

Sunset in Assisi

The body of St Clare

Habits worn by St Clare and St Francis

St Francis contemplating the stars at the Carceri

The Carceri, Assisi. Hermitage of St Francis

Br Adrian at the Piazza SantA Clara

A street in old Assisi

Statue of St Francis by Bocci in San Rufino

Statue of St Clare in San Rufino

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