Penance – both ways (presentation for the Day of Penitence 2013)
On the Day of Penitence 2013, I asked the question again, “Why did Francis of Assisi call us The Brothers and Sisters of Penance/Penitence?” In St Francis’ mind, what is penance, and how do we live up to the name? Aren’t we, as Franciscans, living a life of joy? Does penance have anything to do with joy – and humility and love?
I tried to answer these questions in the slide presentation here: Penance – both ways