Thursday, April 02, 2009

too long for twitter but worth repeating

I saw this in a longer story about the church at The UM Portal and thought it was worth passing along.

A story tells of St. Francis of Assisi being escorted through the opulence of the Vatican vaults in Rome. The curate said: “See Francis! No longer must the church say with Peter and John, ‘Silver and gold have we none!’”

To which the saint responded, “But can you say with Peter and John, ‘Rise up and walk’?”
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