Friday, January 18, 2008

Rome's La Sapienza University...

During the height of the clash, yesterday, on the day in which the Pope was scheduled to visit Sapienza, this glory showed up.

It was 9:30 in the morning and raining. This monk had come from Assisi, in his rags and with no shoes, to pray amongst the students - whom he loved. So humbled by this I didn't even know what to do. So I, too, prayed in his company.

Can we have holiness (=witness) like this in the rest of the world?

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wow, I never saw a monk like that in Assisi!

Esteban said...

Do you mean "monk" or "friar"? Not the same thing. God bless.

JPSonnen said...

Well, he described himself as a "monk" who lives in Assisi.

Actually, I just saw him again today at the Vatican. It turns out he's a layman who belongs to a community in Assisi of lay "monks."