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Blessed Sylvester of Assisi

Sylvester was one of the first 12 followers of Saint Francis of Assisi and was the first priest in the Franciscan Order. A descendant of a noble family, Sylvester once sold Francis stones which were to be used to rebuild a church. When, a short while later, he saw Francis and Bernard of Quintavalle distributing Bernard’s wealth to the poor, Sylvester complained that he had been poorly...
Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M. 126
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