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The Fire may have destroyed the structures but the faith of these Franciscans is fueled by the power of the Holy Spirit. They know, as St. Francis so elegantly taught, that the Call to "rebuild the Church" continues for every generation. They are "living stones" whose vibrant Christian faith will always find a way to rebuild.
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February 9 Saint of the Day

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