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Assisi Pilgrimage/In the Footsteps of Francis and Clare book and DVD set
DVD written and directed by Greg Friedman, O.F.M.; book by Roch Niemier, O.F.M.
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Assisi Pilgrimage
Walking in Faith with Francis and Clare
Written and directed by Greg Friedman, O.F.M.

Every year thousands of pilgrims descend on Assisi, Italy, birthplace of Sts. Francis and Clare, eager to draw on the rich spiritual experience that such a pilgrimage affords. Most people, however, will never cross the ocean to visit Assisi, but still want to know more about the founding Franciscan saints and the world in which they lived.

This new film aims to make that pilgrimage experience accessible to more people. The two-hour program allows viewers to hear the stories of actual pilgrims who have come to Assisi and to visit, via video, the many places that a modern pilgrim would go to in Assisi and the surrounding region.

Franciscan Pilgrimage guides, including author and poet Murray Bodo, O.F.M., Clare scholar Margaret Carney, O.S.F., and author Roch Niemier, O.F.M., tell the stories of places and events in the lives of Francis and Clare that mark the pilgrims' road. Music by Franciscan composer Robert M. Hutmacher adds a medieval flavor. Special features include interactive maps, timelines, a detailed explanation of the symbolism in the Cross of San Damiano, and a pilgrims' dramatization of Clare's departure from wealth.

A perfect gift for anyone who has a devotion to Franciscan spirituality, a curiosity about Francis and Clare, or who simply wants to take an "armchair tour" of this very special pilgrimage destination. Free user's guide available on our Web site. 120 minute DVD

In the Footsteps of Francis and Clare
Roch Niemier, O.F.M.

"…a practical guide to inner transformation. In the ancient tradition of pilgrimage, Roch Niemier leads us into the sacred places of Saint Francis and shows how we can be transformed by contemplating the supernatural events that happened there."—Murray Bodo, O.F.M., author, Francis: The Journey and the Dream

Ask anyone who has been there—Assisi is a special place. The events in the lives of Francis and Clare seem to have charged the very rocks with a power that can still be felt today.

Our guide, Father Roch Niemier, is intimately acquainted with the places so close to the saints of Assisi—Rocca Maggiore, San Damiano, the Porziuncola, San Rufino, La Verna, Greccio, Maddalena, the Piazza Comune and the streets of Assisi. His exploration of the spirituality of place makes even the armchair pilgrim understand the meaning of these locales, and provides an unforgettable remembrance for those who have made the journey themselves.
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